How to Brew an Oak Aged IPA Part 3 – Fermentation

  The fermentation of my Oak Aged IPA was a little intense the first couple of days. Over the first 24 hours after brewing my beer, the amount of bubbles and fluid that came out of the beer into the cup of water was a handful.  Overflowing!… The beer had slightly overflowed, and a small […]

English Porter vs American Porter – What’s the Difference?

A porter is very similar to a stout. They both use top-fermenting ale yeast. Yet, porters are made from malted barley. Stouts are made from unmalted, roasted barley. As a result, the porter doesn’t have a full-body complexity as stouts do.   A big difference with porter is the hop bitterness. This is in stark […]