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DME Gravity Make-Up Calculator

Have you ever checked your pre-boil gravity and been several points under? Yeah, me too. There are a number of ways to fix the problem, but my preferred method is to simply add some dry malt extract (DME) before the wort reaches a boil. I always keep several 1-pound bags of extra light DME on hand for making starters, so… Read more →

Levels of Boiling Wort – A Visual Reference for Homebrewers

The guys from Brew Strong, Jamil Zainasheff and John Palmer, have frequently referred to a “vigorous/rolling boil” followed by some descriptors to help clarify what it looks like. I wanted to find a visual of what they were talking about, but after hours of searching the internet on a few different occasions, I realized¬†it didn’t exist. Here is a¬†humble submission… Read more →