Learn how to make impeccable lagers on this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit! Chris Cuzme is joined in the studio by brewing expert Kyler Serfass to talk brewing and Homebrew Alley VII. Find out some surprising winners from the homebrew competition! Why are lagers generally more difficult to brew at home than ales? Later, Kyler explains some of his lagering processes. Find out what temperatures are necessary for lagering, and hear why Kyler has recently been using dry yeast in his brews. How can a homebrewer deal with the sulfuric smells that often come with lagering? Why does Kyler filter his lagers? Find out on this week’s episode of Fuhmentaboudit! This program has been brought to you by Whole Foods.

 

“Every homebrewer starts off brewing ales because they ferment at room temperatures… With lagers, they’re a lot tougher, because you need some sort of fermentation control.” [12:40] — Kyler Serfass on Fuhmentaboudit!