Category Archives: brewing

Interesting methods to test ingredients for brewing suitability

PBR CAN_fullNot sure what that unfamiliar hop will taste or smell like in beer? Instead of making a full batch (and risking not liking it), use a French press to dry-hop some PBR with it:

Great way to make “potions” to try different adjuncts. And using PB (yes PBR) to try hops.

H.L. Mencken, Homebrewer

Found a link to this in rec.crafts.brewing. An interesting read on a Prohibition-era homebrewer most of you might’ve heard of, though probably not on account of his brewing activities:

H.L. Mencken, Homebrewer