Eight days ago we brewed our first lager, and to be honest, it had us fairly scared.
This is the lightest beer we have ever planned, which meant that there wasn’t anything to hide behind if we were to make any mistakes (especially ones that cause off flavors). The lagering process was also a contested topic, because we struggle between whether we should have aimed for the quickest (can potentially cause undesirable flavors) or best tasting (slightly slower) procedure. The recommended quantity of yeast was massively larger than anything we’ve done ever! So how has everything turned out so far? Hit the “Continue reading >>” button for the details.