My first beer recipe was pretty much improvised: take 3 fermentables, 3 hops and a yeast; all that in approximate amounts found online and brew to see what it gives
This time, I wanted to clone one of my favorite beers, a California Common created by a local brewery, which required a much more precise recipe
Continue reading Creating a small batch beer recipe from scratch
Starting from the recipe I use as an example on How to create small batch beer recipes, I improvised a Belgian strong ale with three different malts: Pilsen, Munich and Wheat
It took quite a lot of improvisation actually, because it’s not always easy to stick to the exact ingredients indicated in a recipe
Still, most recipes and suppliers are using the same typical ingredients and you never miss the target too much
Continue reading My first recipe!