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 the Craft Brewers Powwow

Meet us at the Craft Brewers Powwow that will be held in Cape Town (South Africa), from May 5th to 7th! More information on


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