Fermentation Guidelines for Homebrewing Beer

Fermentation Guidelines for Homebrewing Beer

The following is a guest post by Jeffrey Michael on the topic of homebrewing.  Learn more about him at the end of the post!

As the old saying goes, “Men don’t make beer. Men make wort. Yeast make beer.” Wort (pronounced vurt) is the boiled and hopped pre-beer liquid that requires the most human effort (you can read more about this in the 10-Step Brewing Guide). This is as far as an individual can go in actively “making” a beer. The next step is allowing fermentation to take control. Though less “hands on” than the brewing process, the fermentation stage is equally important in determining the final flavor of the finished product. Following the guidelines below will ensure that you help your yeast “make” the best homebrew possible…. 

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Weekly Recap – May 2nd Edition

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With the arrival of spring comes plenty of crisp, cool vegetables. Radishes are one of the fastest-growing vegetables with some ready to harvest within 30 days! To take advantage of that, along with the fact that they prefer cooler weather, gardeners often plant radish seeds for a quick-fix spring vegetable. Fermenting radishes lessens their heat,… 

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Kefir Cornbread

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