Jeremy started homebrewing in 2013 while in graduate school. He's a proponent of the KISS method--Keep It Stupid Simple. Homebrewing is a hobby and as a result, it should be fun! Homebrewing doesn't have to be unnecessarily complicated.He has a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry from the University of Notre Dame and has worked as an analytical chemist in the pharmaceutical industry since 2018. He is married to his wife, Madeline (also a PhD!), and they have a son and a dog.


How to Brew: Doppelbock (Sponsor a Brew Edition)

Doppelbock What is Doppelbock? According to the BJCP guidelines (2021), it is “a strong, rich, and very malty German lager that can have both pale and dark variants. The darker versions have more richly-developed, deeper malt flavors, while the paler versions have slightly more hops and dryness.” BJCP Category 9A ABV 7.0–10.0% Original Gravity (OG) […]

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Lager Fermentation Profiles

Quick Lager Fermentation Calculator

I built a lager fermentation calculator following a modified Narziss fermentation profile. See How To: Lager Fermentation for more information on fermenting lagers. Narziss Fermentation Schedule For a bit quicker turnaround of your lager, you can follow one of the lager fermentation schedules from Professor Ludwig Narziss. One such schedule is as follows: With a

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How to Brew: Wheatwine

Wheatwine What is wheatwine? According to the BJCP guidelines (2021), it is “a richly textured, high alcohol sipping beer with a significant grainy, bready flavor, and a sleek body” BJCP Category 22D ABV 8.0–12.0% Original Gravity (OG) 1.080–1.120 Final Gravity (FG) 1.016–1.030 IBU 30–60 Color (EBC/SRM) 6–14 SRM One Way to Brew A Wheatwine Wheatwines

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How to Brew: Schwarzbier

Schwarzbier What is schwarzbier? According to the BJCP guidelines (2021), it is “a dark German lager that balances roasted yet smooth malt flavors with moderate hop bitterness.” BJCP Category 8B ABV 4.4–5.4% Original Gravity (OG) 1.046–1.052 Final Gravity (FG) 1.010–1.016 IBU 20–35 Color (EBC/SRM) 19–30 SRM One Way to Brew A Schwarzbier I found this

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Goals for 2024

As 2023 comes to a close, it is time to make some goals for the new year. Here are some of my goals for 2024: Recipes to Share My tastes have been gravitating towards Continental lagers recently. There’s just something about a crisp, flavorful, refreshing lager that quenches the thirst and satisfies the soul. So,

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