Brewing Made Easy: A Step-by-step Guide to Making Beer at Home (Paperback) - Common

Brewing Made Easy: A Step-by-step Guide to Making Beer at Home (Paperback) - Common

Language: English

Pages: 104


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but they’re not significant. Dry malt extract comes in bulk, or packaged in preweighed plastic bags, in extra light, light, amber, and dark. Lovibond The color of the malt used in a recipe determines the color of the finished beer. One device for measuring the color of beer is the Lovibond scale. The higher the Lovibond number, the darker the malt or beer. Malt Grains Malt grains are sold by the pound in homebrew stores, in bulk or premeasured in sealed bags. Sometimes they are sold

subtle flavor and little or no yeasty character. Yeast is available as dried yeast, liquid yeast, and liquid yeast packs. Whatever form it’s in, you need to keep it refrigerated until just before you’re ready to brew. Dried yeast comes in a packet just like bread yeast and is very easy to use. Unlike liquid yeast, it takes off rapidly (within a few hours) and finishes rapidly; there isn’t a lot of waiting around. Liquid yeast comes in a vial and can be used just as easily. Warm to room

yeast when cool. 5. Ferment at ale temperatures (60–72°F/15.5–22°C). Prime and bottle when fermentation stops (1 to 2 weeks). Age for 3 weeks at cellar temperature (55°F/13°C) before drinking. Mild Mild is light brown, very light-bodied, very lightly hopped, with a malty taste — as malty as possible given the very low starting gravity. It is a good thirst quencher. British Ales | Mild Frantic Mild Initial Gravity: 1.032–1.041 Final Gravity: 1.012–1.016 Ingredients 3.3

Tettnang hops 1 packet Fermentis Saflager W-34/70 lager yeast 1⁄2 cup (120 ml) corn sugar for priming Instructions 1. Heat 11⁄2 gallons (5.7 L) cold water enough to melt malt extracts (100–120°F/38–49°C). 2. Add the extracts and bring to a boil. Add the hops and boil for 60 minutes. 3. Strain the hot wort into a fermenter containing 11⁄2 gallons (5.7 L) cold water. Rinse the hops with 1⁄2 gallon (1.9 L) 180°F (82°C) water. Top off up to 5 gallons (19 L). 4. Pitch the yeast when cool.

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