It’s summer in the city and we’re in need of a low-alcohol, yet high-flavor beer. Enter Wyeast Brand Manager Michael Dawson with the cure: Boat Bitter. Dawson has some great advice for crafting a superb session-strength British Bitter utilizing a limited edition yeast strain, Wyeast 1026 British Cask Ale. And if you know Dawson, you
This Lagniappe video contains some of the stuff we felt made the actual final edited version of Episode 10 a bit too verbose. But the tips and techniques discussed here are worth checking out for any brewer, but especially all-grain brewers.
I recently sat down with wise and wondrous Don Osborn and Michael Dawson for some of Don’s Robust Porter, which led to a discussion of the style and how its affected by different yeasts. Here’s what ensued: