Day 275

We looked at high gravity brewing and blending in Calculations class. There are some very real benefits to brewing a high gravity beer and blending/diluting; one “mother” beer can spawn more than one product downstream, and there are some definite financial benefits. But I can’t help feeling like it’s cheating in a way I can’t quite put my finger on.* Ray led us through some of the things to watch for should we ever be in a position to do HG brewing: weight of the extra grain needs to be under 240kg/m2, higher grain bed will affect the efficiency treatment of hops …

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