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Initial gravity of wort (prior to fermentation).
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fermented with a bottom-fermenting yeast at low temperatures, with extended cold conditioning.
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Technique of adding unboiled hops to the fermentor to give hop aroma and possibly additional bitterness.
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For questions relating to the storage of beer, cider, wine, etc. as well as storage of the ingredients that go into producing them.
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prevent back flow of external air into the fermentor.
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The stage in the brewing process where yeast is pitched into the wort and the bulk of the sugars are converted to alcohol, transforming the wort into beer. Contrasts with secondary fermentation, bott…
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India Pale Ale. A Pale Ale with a high bitter/hop content
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A dark beer that uses roasted barley or malt.
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abbreviation of cornellius keg. A stainless steel tank, with gas in and liquid out posts that mate with quick disconnects for simple attachment and removal of hoses. 5 gallon capacity is the most comm…
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store finished beer or wine.
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when the yeast stop fermenting early, leaving the final gravity reached considerably above the expected final gravity. Can be caused by temperature swings, poor yeast condition…
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The stage after primary fermentation where the beer is clarified, stabilized and matured. After conditioning, the beer is ready for packaging.
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Carbon-dioxide - an odorless gas at room temperature. CO2 is a byproduct of fermentation and provides carbonation when forced into solution in a beverage. Dispensing pressure is typically provided by…
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Addition of fermentable sugar to fully-attenuated beer, cider, mead or other beverage to produce carbonation by re-fermentation inside a sealed container, usually a bottle or keg. Requires viable yeas…
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A jug like container characterized by a narrow opening at its top. Often made from glass however plastic is becoming more popular. Used for primary and/or secondary fermentation and storage of beer,…
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a sequence of steps and techniques that transform ingredients (typically malt, yeast and water) into beer.
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an organism that ferments
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sugar (usually corn sugar, table sugar or malt extract) that is added to the beer at bottling time to carbonate the beer.
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The harvested seeds of various grass-related crops, such as barley, wheat and corn. Grains are usually malted, flaked, or roasted before being used by the brewer. Grains comprise the majority of the g…
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the initial and primary stage of fermentation where the yeast consumes the sugars in the wort and converts them to alcohol and carbon dioxide.
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the measure the specific gravity of a liquid.
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a step at the end of the lautering process to extract much of the remaining sugars from brewing grains by adding additional hot water to the mash.
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The specific gravity at the end of fermentation.