DME Make-Up Calculator Have you ever checked your pre-boil gravity and been several points under? Yeah, me too. It happened most recently when I was brewing my All Aboard German Pilsener. My mash was very inefficient, so I needed a DME gravity make-up calculator to help me make up the difference. There are a number… Continue reading DME Gravity Make-Up Calculator
Although using YeastCalc is pretty straightforward, I thought this might be helpful to those of you thinking about making yeast starters.
For those of you looking for a video on how to decant a yeast starter, I’ve made another detailed (remember I’m obsessed) video on how to go about it. This video shows how to decant using an Erlenmeyer flask. Steps to Decant a Yeast Starter The starter should be left in the fridge for… Continue reading How to Decant a Yeast Starter
Although there are many videos on how to make a yeast starter, I wanted to show how I did it. Being obsessed, I give a lot more detail than other folks I’ve seen, which may be of some comfort to homebrewers who are just starting out.
Using milk to apply beer labels is a great way to save money and simplify bottle management, today we’re going to show you how to do it while I bottle my Golfer’s Grog Kölsch. Before we get started, it’s a good idea to figure out if using milk is a good choice for you to… Continue reading How to Apply Beer Labels Using Milk
Define Rolling Boil The guys from Brew Strong, Jamil Zainasheff and John Palmer, have frequently referred to a “vigorous/rolling boil” followed by some descriptors to help clarify what it looks like. I wanted to find a visual of what they were talking about to define rolling boil, but all I could find were images of… Continue reading Levels of Boiling Wort – Visual Reference for Homebrewers