Seeing the Color in your Future
Beer color is generally assessed as Standard Reference Method (SRM) values. Brewing software might automatically present a color swatch based on your grain bill, but with nothing more than a calculator, you can estimate your recipe’s SRM.
Spassmacher Rauchbier Recipe
Jester Goldman, one of our beer judges, designed this beer to be a little bigger than is typical for the style, approaching a Rauchbock. He’s brewed this recipe at home and in 2013 at a commercial scale with Equinox Brewery (Fort Collins, Colorado).
Experiment: Home Pasteurization
Pasteurization has been part of commercial-beer brewing for quite a while, and even some craft breweries are using it. Homebrewer Jester Goldman set out to see how pasteurization would it affect the beer. Here are his results.