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We’ve heard it many times: Store your beer in a dark, cool place. Brad Smith explains what damage light and heat can do to finished beer.
Ever wondered why is the color of your beer is different from the predicted color on a color scale or software? Brad Smith has the answer.
Getting really low efficiency when brewing all-grain and missing your original gravity target? Brad Smith explains the areas to check for sources of problem.
Brad Smith explains why many beers brewed with extract come out darker than you might expect.
If you are an all-grain brewer, the most important thing to worry about is mash pH. Brad Smith delves into why and how to achieve the right pH.
Here are some tips for brewing darker beers without adding a roast or off-flavor to it.
To preserve the volatile oils in hops, you need to steep hops at a temperature below boiling. That’s where whirlpool hops additions come into play.
Avoid introducing off-flavors into your extract-based beer by following these steps for steeping grains.