A brewing puzzle: solution

Kudos to Clayton, mantis, and MannekinPis, who were on the right track about how to make beer in 17th century Germany.  The trick to exactly hitting arbitrary temperatures without a thermometer lies in the fact that boiling water is always 212 °F. Ice is not relevant here, though.  For one thing, ice does not have…

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A brewing puzzle

Warning: this post is not about programming.  Andy suggested I should sneak some homebrewing material onto my blog, and I thought hmm, why not?  If you violently object, let me know in the comments and I won’t do it again 🙂 Yesterday I brewed a traditional German hefeweizen, which was the first time I tried…

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