Login
Register

Home

Brew University

Brew Reviews

Brew News

Brews Traveler

Brew Community

About

Brewing & Homebrewing
42 results - showing 1 - 10
1 2 3 4 5
Ordering
Details
adjunct
512   0   0  

Glossary Fields

Definition
A source of fermentable extract other than malted barley. Some examples include: un-malted barley, Irish moss, honey, and sucrose and candied sugar.
aerate
546   0   0  

Glossary Fields

Definition
To force air/oxygen into your wort. Generally by "shaking like crazy" some homebrewers will use an oxygen stone, air pump, shake method or even a wine degasser.
alpha acid
491   0   0  

Glossary Fields

Definition
Resin in hops that contributes to the bitterness of beer. The higher the alpha acid% in the hop, the more potential bitterness can be extracted from it.
aroma hops
519   0   0  

Glossary Fields

Definition
Hops usually added in the last 5 minutes of the boil to impart hop aroma. They do not contribute much bitterness.
attenuation
506   0   0  

Glossary Fields

Definition
The decrease in original gravity that occurs during fermentation. A highly attenuated beer will be thinner in body than a beer with low attenuation.
base malt
504   0   0  

Glossary Fields

Definition
Malt such as pale malt, that serves as the "backbone" of the beer, as well as the main sugar source for fermentation.
bittering hops
497   0   0  

Glossary Fields

Definition
Hops used early in the boil to impart bitterness. They do not generally impart much flavor or aroma.
boiling or the boil
519   0   0  

Glossary Fields

Definition
The boiling process takes sweet wort produced either by mashing or by adding extracts to water and boils it for an extended period with hops to create hopped wort.
bottle condition
476   0   0  

Glossary Fields

Definition
Carbonating beer with an additional fermentation in the bottle.
brewing in a bag
534   0   0  

Glossary Fields

Definition
Brewing in a bag (BIAB) is a technique developed in Australia, which generally requires a single brewing vessel only, and a fine mesh bag to hold the grain
42 results - showing 1 - 10
1 2 3 4 5

Join Us

Help Us Grow!
Won't you join us in the Cellar for a few beers? CellarMonk~Beer is run by beer enthusiasts for the beer enthusiasts. A basic membership is always free and allows you to read, rate and review all beer entries and much more. Click below to create an account... and help us build a greater following!

joinus