Given the limited space of an apartment, what tips do you have for the boil? Do not consider budget to be a factor. This is the fourth question in a series of discussions about small-space brewing. ...
Is there any risk of wort infection by not sanitizing hops before dry hopping?
Today is 14°F (-10°C) here in the northern suburbs of MA. In wintertime it can be tough to brew outside if you are a propane cooker brewer such as myself. When the tank is going full bore it tends to ...
The starting postion for most new extract brewers is to use a partial boil set up. Defined as using a pot smaller than the intended batch size, all the ingredients are boiled in a smaller volume. ...
What is the best way to use cocoa nibs? Do you crush them, crack them leave them whole? Steep and remove pre-boil, leave in boil, add at flameout? Add them only during secondary? How long?
What is First Wort Hopping (FWH) and how best can it be replicated in extract brewing?
This Saturday (1/2/09) will be my very first time brewing and I am considering my options as far as location. I have seen some folks boiling their wort outside on a gas grill and the smiling people ...
If I'm making a 5 gallon batch of beer, how much water should I use for my wort? Papazian's book says to use 1.5g and add it to 3.5g of room temperature water already in the carboy. I see how this ...