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DIY – Homemade vanilla bourbon extract for your beer

About Wall St. Sky LoungeBrewsky, known for its serene rooftop decor, much-loved beers and wickedly good pub grubhas become Wall St. Sky lounge, JP Nagar. Wall St. sky lounge is a great place with abeautiful view of Bangalore skyline from the rooftop while enjoying the finest craft beers,cocktails, and pub grub!Karthik Singh, Head of Brewing Operations,WallSt. Sky LoungeMake your brews more interesting by infusing specialty ingredients that can add some flavor complexity to your beer.One such fascinating recipe co...
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Brewing beer with Chillies

About Rohit ParwaniBorn in the scorching heat of Chennai on a Sunday afternoon, I completed a bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology and headed straight for Edinburgh, Scotland. Ah Edinburgh! After sixteen months of learning how to brew a fine beer and distil an elegant spirit at Heriot-Watt University, of touring the breweries and distilleries in and around Scotland, of witnessing the passion that goes into making that pint of beer and that dram of Scotch whisky, I decided to return to India and spread what I had learnt. So here I am, Head Brew...
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Tips and tricks for brewing lagers

How long does it take to make a good standard lager?A standard Lager takes 20-30 days at the least from grain to glass. It may vary depending upon the type of Lager and ingredients used. Typically, we do fermentation for 10 days followed by another 5 days of maturation. Then, cold crash it in the kegs and let it carbonate for a few days.Lager yeast pitching rate!Unlike Ales, Lagers require higher pitch. We use 1.2 grams of yeast per liter. And, depending upon the type of Lager we work with various yeast strains like Fermentis W34/70, Fer...
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Festbier “Simplified”

About Oliver SchaufOliver Schauf is the Co-Founder of Doolally Craft Beers, one of the first microbreweries in India. He graduated from Versuchs- und Lehranstalt für Brauerei, Berlin with a degree in Brewing Technology. Throughout time, Oliver had gained over 20+ years of brewing experience. He started off as an Apprentice Brewer and eventually became a Brew Master while working in several countries like Germany, Finland, France, Greenland and India.American IPAs and Brut IPAs are some of the beer styles that are near and dear to hi...
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The importance of Water Chemistry in brewing

About Koushika ViswanathKoushika Viswanath is a well-recognised craft brewer amongst the Indian craft brewing fraternity for his gig in Brewsky J.P. Nagar, Bangalore; Big Brewsky Sarjapur, Bangalore; Big Pitcher, old airport road, Bangalore; and currently with The Grid and Caldera Craft brewery in Topsia, Kolkata.He holds a Master’s degree for brewing and distilling from Heriot Watt University, Scotland. He believes that only failed home-brewing experiments can help deduce and learn the art of brewing. Although it’s an expensive hob...
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All about Meads

About Moonshine MeaderyA garage project in 2014 to Asia's & India's first meadery in 2018 - this is the journey of Rohan Rehani and Nitin Vishwas and the creation of Moonshine Meadery, also lovingly known as "Mm". Meads are the oldest and the most versatile drink known to mankind, and Mm's mission is to bring back the elixir of the Gods to this & future-century lovers of all things craft. Our USP is the ingredients that we constantly experiment with, to bring fresh varieties of meads that take your palate on a soothing journe...
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About Viking Malt

Viking Malt is the world's leading malting company of special malts.Our malts come from the pure fields of Northern Europe and are shipped all over the world to brewers both big and small.Our mission is to help devoted brewers around the globe to make beers that people tell stories about. We are genuinely passionate about beer and how malt can play an important part in its story. Our maltsters are well versed in the long traditions of brewing. We are pioneers in malting and seek to constantly experiment with new methods as well as rediscover ol...
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