I've been collecting recipes for beers that would be great to drink while tailgating before American football games this fall. Light, low abv, but still flavorful. James Spencer (of Basic Brewing Radio/Video fame) has been experimenting with ultra low gravity rye beers for a few years now with reportedly good results so I decided to give one a try.
I brewed a hoppy wheat ale from this episode of Basic Brewing Video ( onclick= window.open(this.href);return false;) beginning around 5:30 into the...
Good for you...! :salute: Nice to hear your brew session went well. There's always room for a good, lower ABV in the beer fridge. ;)
I was reading the May 2nd post on brulosophy.com comparing a hop stand to a traditional 20 min hop addition when and I came across a paragraph that I thought this site would appreciate:
... These results also leave me curious about IBU formulas. The boiled hops batch was projected to be at 115 IBU compared to just 84 IBU for the hop stand beer. However, lab testing proved that not only were the beers nearly similar, but that the hop stand beer was actually slightly more bitter (by 2 IBU) than...
Well, my intent wasn't to have a long discussion on brulosophy and experimenting in general, but it's interesting anyways.