Producing

My First Partiglye Post

Once I jumped into doing all-grain batches I wanted to try doing this old method of brewing two beers from one set of grain (or mash).  The method I use is not a true partigyle because I add grain and adjuncts to the final product to bump gravity and to add a new flavor to…

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Fridge Fermentor Video

One of the biggest things that homebrewers need to be conscious of is the temperature of fermentation.  For me, during the summer that is unrealistic in my house.  Our temps rise and fall.  So I found a solution that was fairly cheap & certainly easy to make.  A refrigerator fermentation chamber. Here’s a video I…

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Making a yeast starter

Here’s a video I made that explains my process to making a yeast starter: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yMVsCyqRLQ] Making a yeast starter is helpful for a number of reasons. Here’s two; It makes sure your yeast is viable for fermentation. It can save you money by creating more yeast cells for a bigger beer (as opposed to buying…