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Brewing a Meadowsweet SMASH(erb) Beer

It is brewday! (or, at least it was brewday last Sunday). After obtaining meadowsweet from an online herbal distributor and the base grains from the local homebrew shop, I brewed a quick beer, adding meadowsweet at the beginning of the boil. 715 more words


HBW: Emmer and Einkorn Beer

As part of this ongoing series of homebrewing ancient grains, I continue to explore the viability of brewing with emmer and einkorn.

Previously, IĀ malted an emmer… 307 more words


HBW: Emmer Beer (Brewing), Pt. 1

Recently, I attempted to brew a 100% malted emmer beer (Malting Process). Emmer, Triticum dicoccum, is a hulled, tetraploid wheat that was commonly used for brewing by the Egyptians and Gauls (Celtic European tribes). 298 more words

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HBW: Emmer Beer Pt. 1

After much discussion this summer about the Grains of Gaul, I have decided to brew beer with traditional (ancient) Celtic and (modern) non-traditional grains. In this initial installment, I malt and brew with emmer, 324 more words


HBW: Millet Beer Tasting

Several weeks ago, BCS brewed a millet beer. This recreation follows a description in Strabo about an Ethiopian millet drink. The wort has since fermented, the beer bottle-conditioned, and the suds consumed. 188 more words

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#HBW Update: Tasting PBX #1 Lentil Beer

In this previous post, Kyle describes his first-ever #HBW beer experiment for recreating the Armenian lentil beer described by Xenophon. As you may recall, BCS did a whole series on this beer (find all postsĀ  179 more words