Discussion in 'Brewing & Beer Knowledge' started by Trades_Potatoes, Apr 15, 2013.
I have many good potato and would like make beer from this.
Not as complicated as it may sound. You'll most likely have to do a cereal mash to convert the starches to sugar. There are a couple of ways to do this.
Once that's done you need to decide what you want in a potato based beer. hoppy? pale? Potatoy
Source: BYO Magazine, March-April 2010
[Edit: Added source attribution -Gene]
Here's why I love signatures, backfat posts a wonderful write up on brewing with potatoes and because of the signature it ends with "I pee the bed"
I can't believe the potato account has succeeded in generating one of the most educational threads on the site so far.
And that informative post came from backfat!
Wow, shit has gotten really weird here fast. I think it's fantastic.
To the OP- I can recommend multiple sweet potato beers if you want to get a feel for them.... And keep in mind there is a reason vodka is made from potatoes yet very very few beers are.
One of the best and easily attainable examples of the berliner weisse style is brewed with potatoes.
I hear you. I did say "few beers".
Still I think the operative word is "with" potatoes and not "from" potatoes (implying wholly made from)
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Drunk Steve is the best Steve.
Guinness is a weird beer. It really gets people going.