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Connected Fermentation | Presented by The Grainfather

  • Speakers: Aaron HydeSam Loader
  • Track: Sponsored
  • Homebrew Con 2021
  • Online

Have you ever wondered why you should control the temperature of your fermenting beer? Any modest brewer will tell you, “I don’t make beer; I make wort. Yeast makes beer.” While that is true, one of the final steps in brewing a batch is also the most vital to control…

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Using Raw Ingredients: Cereal Mashing Explained

  • Speaker: Aaron Hyde
  • Track: Ingredients
  • Homebrew Con 2019
  • Providence, RI

Open a whole new world of brewing opportunity with raw grains! Accessible from your own backyard or the local grocery aisle, unmalted grains have been used in brewing since the beginning of time. From amaranth to wheat, we’ll look at what grains are available to use in the brewing process.

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Specialty Malt: Extreme!

  • Speaker: Aaron Hyde
  • Track: Recipe Formulation & Improvement
  • Homebrew Con 2018
  • Portland, OR

Let’s take specialty malts to the extreme and create new brewing techniques, beer styles, and bold flavors! Ever wonder what a beer made with 50 percent caramel malt would taste like? Trying to figure out how to make the chocolateiest beer possible? We’ll cover the basics of specialty malt, guidelines…

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Beer Blending Tips and Techniques

  • Speaker: Aaron Hyde
  • Track: Brewing Process
  • Homebrew Con 2017
  • Minneapolis, MN

In this seminar, we take a look at the what, why, and how of beer blending. We’ll explore historic blending, standard styles, barrel-aged beers, big beers, and sours. Recipe formulation, experimentation, tips, techniques, and best practices for blending will also be discussed. Learn to use blending to create better, more…

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