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#JeremySays – Fermentation: Lagers

For lagers, you will want to double the yeast pitch volume of an ale, and also pitch a few degrees colder than your target fermentation temperature and let it rise slowly until high krausen. This…

#JeremySays – Fermentation: Ales

If you’re looking for more yeast character in your ale, you can slightly under pitch your yeast, slightly under oxygenate your wort or ferment at the high range temperature for that yeast strain. You should…

#JeremySays – Yeast Handling

Make sure you’re pitching enough yeast. You can find proper pitching rates on your yeast company’s website. If you are brewing a high gravity beer above 1.060-1.100 you can make a yeast starter to double…

#JeremySays – Oxidation During Packaging

Oxygen is beer’s worst enemy post fermentation. It turns all those precious flavors you worked so hard to get in your beer to stale cardboard! If your serious about making good beer you should buy…

#JeremySays – Cleaning and Sanitation

Brewing beer, whether at home or at a brewery, is 80% cleaning! Make sure you’re using a good cleaner like PBW to take care of organic material. While some people assume this is also a…

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