I thought it was time to try getting a tangy grapefruit beer on tap. Since I had a lots of citrus type hops lying around the house, I decided to do a Graprefruit IPA. Here is the recipe if you’d like to give it a shot: All grain Grapefruit IPA recipe – 20L OG: 1.057; FG […]
The first Beer Chronicles Homebrewing Workshop was held on 13th Feb 2016 in Bangalore. We kept the group small to ensure that each attendee was able to receive personal attention and guidance. The recipe for the day is below.
In this article I’m going to talk about a typical extract brewing brewday using un-hopped malt extract, hops, and yeast. It is the simplest form of home brewing, and can be done with minimal equipment and experience.
This past weekend was spent bottling my previous brew which was a modified Coopers Real Ale. Since I had a bit of time before heading out to the pub for a meeting, I made up a quick batch of Stout using a kit can of hopped extract.
My Coopers Real Ale which I modified slightly and brewed was ready for bottling this past Saturday.
How to keg home brew – Part 2 The first part of this article is here.
How to Keg Home brew
My latest brew was using a Coopers Real Ale pre hopped can which I modified slightly. A pretty simple brew this time since I was tired from all the washing, sanitising, and bottling of my Weizenbock.
Here is the post about brewing the Weizenbock. Here are the tasting notes for this beer. Now that I received my racking cane in the mail, I was able to bottle my Weizenbock this morning.
My order from Brew International finally arrived today. It’s been stuck in customs since the 15th of December 2015!!
First wort hopping, or FWH is an old process where a brewer adds a large amount of his finishing hops to the kettle during the transfer from the mash tun. As the kettle fills with hot wort, the hops steep and release all the important oils and resins.
Hangovers suck! So another year gone by, and a lot more beer has been polished off. Here’s wishing you all a wonderful 2016 full of hops and malts and all things grog. With the holiday season at an end, I’m sure that most of you, just like me, woke up many times these past 2 weeks with […]
Hops are the female flower clusters or seed cones of the hop vine Humulus lupulus, which are used as a flavouring and preservative agent in nearly all beer made today. They have been used for medicinal and food flavouring purposes since ancient times; by the 7th century in Carolingian monasteries in what is now Germany, […]
Some interesting Beer & beer brewing quotes, starting with my favorites 1. You’re all wanking sissies if you even think about using a grain mill, teeth, or ball-peen hammer. A real brewer uses 17 vestal virgins stomping on the grain in a large wooden vat. And yeast is for losers. True brewers just dip one […]
This is the recipe for an All Grain Weizenbock that I brewed last week. 4 kg – Wheat Malt 2 kg – Caramel 1 kg – Munich Malt 0.75 kg – Pilsner (2 Row) 31.1 gm – Perle Hops 30.6 gm – Liberty Hops 0.25 tsp – Irish Moss 2 pkg – Safbrew Wheat WB-06
Beer making is a very simple process though a lot of new brewers tend to get put off or scared away by the multitude of terms used. I hope that this post will help to explain in simple words hows our favorite beverage is produced.
A small scale setup at home to make beer for personal use is considered home brewing. With more and more people trying out the craft brews at Brew pubs in India today, a lot of folks are interested in brewing their own beer at home. Beer has been brewed at home for thousands of years. […]