Monday evening brewing for a messy Tuesday. Mr B has devised a beer that should (if it works!) taste like one of my favourite ales, Cairngorm Brewery’s Trade Winds.
Calculations . . .
. . . mash temperature . . .
. . . blending the hop tea (with secret ingredient) . . .
. . . with a watering can?
testing . . .
. . . gravity
thankfully things have moved on a bit since 1973 . . .
generating steam heat . . .
and chilling . . .
finally, there remains only the waiting.
Fun science project!
Oh wow that 1973 picture looks like the beginning of a really, really bad (or good) porn film…
My grandmother (from Lancashire) always used to talk about letting the tea ‘mash’–is that the same word here? I’m really curious.
That book image is hilarious! Talk about Freudian!
How long will it take before the air lock stops ‘plopping’? I like the idea of home brewed beer although it seems more involved than wine making – you make it look so easy though!
You live with a brewer too! Nice!
i think we have most of the same kit, and i might even recognise the book! *laughs*
Hope the ale turns out well. :)