hydrometer

Thoughts on Gravity and pH

Thoughts on Gravity and pH

Specific gravity, that magic number that allows us to easily figure how alcoholic our brews are, or are likely to be; how sweet they may be, and something about their anticipated mouthfeel…lots to think about, with gravity.  I am making the assumption that a swift, efficient fermentation is best for […]

Brewing 101 Part 3: Things Beer and Mead Have in Common

Brewing 101 Part 3: Things Beer and Mead Have in Common

Notes from Brewing 101: What You Need To Know To Get Started, first taught at Atlantia University, Fall 2008 This is the class handout.  The class was taught to people interested in an historic context: Europe before 1600  Equipment list for both Beer and Mead Mead’s alcohol is honey-based, wine’s is grape-based, and […]