Things can get a bit heady in the throes of DC Beer Week - so many events, so many beers. It's good to pick your head up every so often to survey the scene. When last we did, we realized that Lost Rhino is releasing FIVE new or returning beers in August. For real. Here's what
Last month Lost Rhino Brewing Company in Ashburn, Virginia purchased two open fermentors. The fermentors are shorter and squatter than the rest of the closed cylindroconical, or “uni-tank”, fermentors at the brewery.
Last weekend I was talking with a friend who has a completely different set of political beliefs than mine. Despite our bitter differences, we saw eye to eye on one thing: a promotion shouldn't be an incentive for improvement, a promotion should be a reward.
As homebrewers will tell you, it is infinitely easier to put yeast into beer than to take it out. And what if you are using more than one yeast strain? Could you separate the two? Or three? Or more?