Saturday, 21 March 2015

Dry hopping in the basement with Eric.

I've been brewing beer with Eric Epp since last summer. If you don't do this already you should; it is way harder to fuck up than I expected - I accidentally spat in the first batch and it was just fine.

The second to last batch we made was right on the money in terms of what I like in a beer. Simcoe hops added at 60 minutes, 30 minutes, 10 minutes and flame out. Then dry-hopped in the secondary. If you don't know what this means there is a good tutorial here. That is pretty much our method, changing the recipe around slightly, or using different hop varieties. 

I'm now in the early stages of putting together a kegerator for my lab in the museum. I've heard kegging is even easier than bottling.