1. TWS

    Use of refractometer in lieu of time to determine when brew steps are complete

    If one is intent on brewing to style, what are the drawbacks to using a refractometer to determine when to conclude the mash (upon reaching pre-boil gravity) and likewise conclude the boil (upon reaching OG)? Seems like this practice would help to standardize the output and potentially save...
  2. J


    Has anything ever been written about bad brews or processes cause hangovers? Or is it generally accepted that a hangover is nothing to do with the brew itself?