Homebrew Recipe: Double Red/Single Black Parti-Gyle

This recipe appears in Michael Dawson’s book, “Mashmaker: A Citizen-Brewer’s Guide to Making Great Beer at Home.” Learn more at mashmakerbook.com. From one mash, two beers: a strong, hop-bursted, piney-slash-caramelly, dry-hopped West Coast-style red ale, and a putatively sessionable stout-slash-black IPA type of deal. By splitting runoff from the mash evenly between two vessels, we’ll … [ Read more]

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Summit Unchained No. 21 Us & Them is two IPAs in one six-pack

Brewing beer is hard work, but sometimes it’s a downright party, er, parti. Parti-gyling, named for a “partial gyle,” (gyle being another name for fermenting wort), is a brewing technique that originated in medieval England, if not earlier. It involves drawing wort from a mash like usual (a “first running”), then sparging the same mash to draw … [ Read more]