German light lager

A typical Bavarian lager recipe. This very pale lager is medium bodied and slightly sweet with a nice malty character. Its hopped flavor makes it a very pleasant and light beer. A recipe developed by Weyermann® Specialty Malts Characteristics: Alcohol: 4-5 % Original gravity: 1.044-1.049 Bitter Units: 20-23 Color: pale blond

Tip of the month – rehydrating yeast with water or wort

How should you rehydrate your Fermentis dry yeast ? With Water or Wort ? Both water and wort can be used. Whatever you choose. Make sure your media is STERILE If you choose wort: After the wort has been boiled for at least 15 minutes, collect the volume required for rehydration and leave to cool [...]

See you at le Mondial de la Bière

Meet us at the Mondial de la Bière that will be held in Paris (France) – Booth 3-26, June 30 – July 2nd! More information on


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