Homebrewing with Invert Sugar (Video Tip)

While it might be hard to find, Mike Karnowski of Zebulon Artisan Ales has some tips on brewing with invert sugar.

Mike Karnowski May 2, 2019 - 2 min read

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When it comes to using sugar in beer most of us will think of Belgian candi sugar, but Mike Karnowski of Zebulon Artisan ales has a fondness for English invert sugar. In this video tip he talks about the different kinds and how it stands on its own.

About This Video Course

Zebulon Artisan Ales Founder and lifelong brewer Mike Karnowski takes you through the history of 1700-1800's English brewing, followed by a demonstration of how to make your own brown malt, invert sugar, and brew a porter (circa 1880) using your new ingredients. This video course contains more than 70 minutes of video.

In this video, Mike Karnowski takes you back into the 1700s to cover:

  • Malt, hops, yeast, and sugar selection for historical beers
  • Historical brewing in other parts of Europe
  • Making your own English invert syrups
  • Brewing techniques for historical beers
  • Stout vs. porter
  • Making your own historical brown malt
  • Brewing a 1750's era porter with diastatic brown malt
  • Packaging + serving english ales
  • and much more!