good recipe. • Extract or all grain being better. • Teaching you specific formulas for various calculations (IBU/extraction/etc). – That's way too much to cover in one night! • Specific techniques to use when brewing.
making a recipe there's a lot think about! • Like a good chef, good recipes come from understanding your ingredients & techniques. 1) Know your system 2) Know your malt 3) Know your hops 4) Know your yeast 5) Know your water 6) Know your process 7) Know your styles 8) Figure out what you're trying to do!
left behind? – How much grain + water can your mash tun hold? • Temperatures – How long to boil? – How much heat is lost during mash? • Rates – How much evaporates during boil? – How long to cool wort?
to you but here are some things to think about: – Late additions (malt extract & hops) – Hop stands / first-wort hopping / dry hopping – Multi-step mashes – Yeast blends / rinsing & reusing yeast • Pick some techniques & learn what they do for your beer.