Getting Started With Homebrewing

The aim of beer is to play with the senses and the mind; these are qualities we are unable to quantify. Creating mouth-watering, exciting, and evocative beers involves a great deal of self-awareness and a deep awareness of the way others experience the world. In my personal opinion, art has similar aims, interacting with peoples senses to create something wonderful. …

Beer Anatomy

Before we begin to assemble a beer, it might be advantageous to quickly dissect one. Beer is a solution of water and alcohol and with carbon dioxide, flavoured and coloured with small traces of carbohydrates, proteins, minerals, melanoidins, and thousands of different aromatic compounds acquire from the malt, hops, and yeast. It is this wide range of compounds, in specific …

Brewing Terms

The range of technical details involved in brewing beer is huge and covers everything from metallurgy to biochemistry. We think that before you start your brewing mission, you should brush up on some terms you might come across. Chemical and Biochemical Concepts A good grasp of the complexities of brewing needs you to get to grips with various terms and …