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Gustav Lindh’s visit to Munich

Here’s a great write up of Gustav’s trip to Munich, visiting Augustiner Bräu Bierhalle, Nurnberger Bratwurst Glöckl am Dom, Weihenstephaners Biergarten and Andechser am Dom. Read the full story here: English (translated): https://translate.google.se/translate?sl=sv&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=sv&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.lindhcraftbeer.com Original Swedish: http://www.lindhcraftbeer.com/2017/05/olresa-i-munchen/

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Low Oxygen Brewing; Exploring LODO

Low Oxygen Brewing; Exploring LODO Low oxygen brewing has been largely dismissed as a non-issue for home brewing. The term “Hot Side Aeration” or HSA was once considered a serious home brewing problem when George Fix described beer stability issues … Continue reading

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Oxygen and Mashing – Immaculate Brewery

http://immaculatebrewery.com/oxygen-and-mashing/ Hot side aeration (HSA) is a myth, right? Or is it? I’m sure by now many of you have read the PDF put out by the German Brewing Forum that has caused a bit of a stir. The reactions … Continue reading

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On Brewing Bavarian Helles: Adapting to Low Oxygen Brewing

We would like to announce a recent work the German Brewing team has put together about brewing Bavarian Helles. This represents months of research, experimentation and testing to dial in a representative example of the style that reflect the true … Continue reading

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German Fermentation Schedules

Weizenberg has written some great articles on the various German Helles Fermentation schedules: The Classic Cold Fermentation The Classic Warm Fermentation The Classic Secondary Fermentation  

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In Defense of Decoction

Read a strong discussion and defense of decoction mashing… In Defense of Decoction Join the discussion in the forum…  

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Kräusen Yeast Starter

Roachbrau’s approach to propagating and pitching yeast. Kräusen Yeast Starter

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In the Footsteps of Joseph Groll: The Bohemian Pils

A great article about the history and production of Bohemian PIlsner. In the footsteps of Joseph Groll – The Bohemian Pils  

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Decoction mashing

Here’s a quick-and-dirty walkthrough of a Hochkurz decoction mash by Steve Roach.  Steve is a German-lager obsessed homebrewer; he goes by roachbrau on the forum. http://www.roachbrau.com/decoction-mashing/ If you’d like to discuss decoction mashing, check out the forum decoction thread HERE.

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Kloster Weltenburger

When we first arrived in Munich this summer, on our way to my wife’s family’s house we get to (well, I get excited about it) drive through the Hallertau and Danau river regions as we make our way north.  This … Continue reading

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