Hops, dried or fresh from the field, can be added whole to wort. You can also purchase hop pellets.
Whether you are trying out homebrewing for the first time or simply want to make a smaller amount of beer for an experiment, micro batch brewing is an excellent method to use.
The concept around dry hopping is very basic. You grab some hops and toss them into the fermenter. Then, you wait a few days for those hops to infuse their aroma and flavor into the beer. Package as you usually would.
Even if you find that you have no talent for DIYs, you’re going to love this one. Building a mash tun is actually very easy and requires just a few tools and items.
Once your home brewed beer has been mashed, boiled, and brewed, it is time to send it off to the fermenter. You probably have yourself a conical fermenter or bucket or carboy ready to go.
Does trying out new brewing techniques make you nervous? Don’t worry. That happens to be the first reason you should give first wort hopping,
You’ve finally decided after a slew of extract brewing that now is the time - the moment to level up your grain game. You think you’re ready for all grain brewing?
There are no shortcuts to great beer. You might think that using malt extracts for homebrewing makes you look like a rookie (even if you are just starting out), but you’d be mistaken.
The more you brew beer at home, the more you will realize that sometimes cleaning, racking those beers, and balancing tasks can be utter chaos