Category Archives: Brewing Process

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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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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Leipziger Gose – Repost from Facebook (Best of)

I had the opportunity to visit Bayerischer Bahnhof this past summer on our trip to Germany.  Bayerischer Bahnhof is located in Leipzig, in the old Bavarian train station located near downtown.  I’ve been here several times over the past few … Continue reading

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Capturing that elusive German Beer Flavor

We have been talking a lot about that elusive “German Flavor”.  Kai has a great video that talks about it, and obviously he is on that quest as well. What are your thoughts and experiences with that German/European beer flavor … Continue reading

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