Homebrew Happy Hour
Homebrew Happy Hour
Pearl Media Network
Filling growlers, how to lower your abv, fluctuating mash temperatures, & what is base beer – Ep. 209
1 hour 3 minutes Posted Dec 10, 2020 at 3:03 pm.
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On Today’s Show:

Tons of fun were had today as Todd and James join me and help take your brewing related questions. We also go over some of the stuff going on behind the scenes and what’s happening in our Patreon community.

On this episode, we discuss how we fill our growlers from our faucets (spoiler: it’s not very sophisticated!). We also talk about purposefully lowering your batch’s ABV and how to accomplish that. Then, we talk about what might happen to your beer if you have fluctuating temperatures at the end of your mash (spoiler: don’t over think things!). Finally, we get a question a phrase we’ve (allegedly) used on the show before, “base beer”, and what we mean by it.

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