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Any sort of numerical manipulations used in calculating brew-related quantities such as bitterness, original gravity etc.
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for posts that are related to working with adjuncts while brewing.
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A beer with an original gravity of 1.070 or higher.
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Introducing air into the wort to increase the amount of dissolved oxygen.
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The introduction of unwanted organisms or chemicals into the beer. Typically, this refers to unwanted bacteria or wild yeast propagating to levels to cause spoilage of the beer. Often incorrectly call…
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Extraction or mash efficiency - the percentage of actual sugars extracted from the grain compared to the theoretical maximum.
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The old-fashioned fizzy ginger-flavoured drink, carbonated with yeast; this comes in both alcoholic and non-alcoholic versions.
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A substance, typically a liquid, that removes most or all of the bacteria and other microbial contaminants from brewing equipment.
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Introducing pure oxygen into the wort to increase the level of dissolved oxygen. More effective than aeration.
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boiled prior to fermentation.
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Batches less than 5 gallons in volume.
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FAQ focused at beginner home brewers
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An all grain technique of making beer that uses just a single vessel to mash, sparge and boil. During the mash the grain is physically removed via a bag or some other form of retainer.
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The percentage of sugars present in the wort converted to alcohol by yeast. Typical attenuations are 60-80%.