Original hypothesis formed August, 2018 The Layger Brewhaus Super Simple Infinite Cider Theorem Recipe takes longer to read than it does to make! Our simple cider recipe requires just three ingredients, no sanitizer, and no special gear. Best of all, our recipe makes an infinite amount of still (uncarbonated) hard cider at a rate of about … Continue reading Layger Brewhaus Super Simple Infinite Cider Theorem Recipe
The Layger Brewhaus brewing philosophy can be summed up in one word… Sparge! “‘Tis very important to sparge.”—Benjamin Franklin “One must sparge oneself thoroughly from time to time.”—Plato “Yarrrrrr, prepare to be sparged!”—Barbarosa “Let’s get sparged!”—Van Wilder None of those people said those things. However, they are all correct: sparging is critical, refreshing, scary, and … Continue reading The Meaning of Sparge
Taking up a new hobby usually involves spending too much money on things that might or might not make a difference in enjoying your new hobby--or in how good you are at it. If you could start all over again, how would you start brewing differently? (Thanks, Uri, for the inspiration to write these down!) … Continue reading Earned Wisdom: Layger’s Top 11 Tips for Better Brewing
Totally stolen from Wyeast Laboratories 1/2 Cup Dry Malt Extract (100g, 3.5oz) 1/2 tsp Wyeast Nutrient 1 quart (1L) tap water Mix DME, nutrient, and water. Boil 20 minutes to sterilize. Pour into a sanitized flask or jar with loose lid or foil. Allow to cool to 70°F. Add yeast and shake well. The yeast … Continue reading How to Make a Homebrew Yeast Starter
Jon learned a valuable lesson in thermal dynamics. When you keep your kegerator temp in the mid 30s, make sure the bottom of your kegerator isn't below freezing...
Jon is ready to brew it up a notch! He brought a huge upgrade to Layger Brewhaus on June 17, 2014 after spending all day with his father assembling his first all grain brew tower from Blichmann. There was a lot to assemble: the tower structure itself, the pipe fittings that carry propane from the … Continue reading Layger Brewhaus Upgrades: Our New All Grain Brew Tower