Author Archives: Dan Bies

Endosperm Mashing to Improve Your Helles/Pilsner

If you are reading this blog you’re likely familiar with the process of making beer and, more specifically, mashing where crushed malt is soaked in hot water to liberate sugars and various other flavored substance to create delicious beer. In many traditional brewing techniques, it is common … [More]

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Dark Munich Amber Ale

Be sure to grab to stop by the Briess Booth #603 at Homebrew Con 2018 in Portland, OR, to get your bag of Dark Munich 30L Malt and then try this lovely copper colored, malty ale with a well-balanced American hop character. Recipe for 5 US gallons (19L)

OG: 1.060

FG: 1.015

ABV: 5.9%

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Cold extraction of malt components and their use in brewing applications

Note from the Author: This poster was written as a novel perspective on malts and how they can be used to create unique, and possibly never before seen, characteristics in beer and is intended to be thought provoking verses heavily scientific.

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The process of cold extraction … [More]

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How Cold Steeping Malt Can Elevate Your Beer

Join me on Thursday, June 9 at 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm in rooms 318-323 for my discussion on How Cold Steeping Malt Can Elevate Your Beer. This seminar will describe how cold steeping techniques can be used to create truly innovative beer that is maltier, more colorful and cleaner than previously thought… [More]

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Mariposa Pale Ale

In the heart San Francisco, on Mariposa street, back in 1975, a brewery had the idea to make an American bitter, what soon became American Pale Ale.  This is a tribute to the early makers of American Pale Ale, a … [More]

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