Learn the basics and tools of home beer brewing with Tim Talty!
In our 10th and final episode of the Fall Virtual Fermentation Festival, Spiral Living Center Board President Tim Talty, explains how to make delicious beer at home! Beer is one of the oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic drinks in the world, and the third most popular drink overall after water and tea! Beer is consumed in nations and countries all over the world, and is a large part many different cultures from Japan to Germany. It is produced by the brewing and fermentation of starches, and mainly derived from cereal grains such as malted wheat, barley, rye, sorghum, or spelt to name a few. Many brews also contain hops, which add bitterness, flavor, and are known to ease tension or anxiety. While there are countless varieties of beer on the market today, Tim shows us simple tools and techniques that can get us started on the brewing journey. Cheers!
Tim Talty has lived and worked in the Illinois Valley for over two decades. He spent 22 years as an educator at Lorna Byrne Middle School, retiring in 2019. He is currently pursuing his next dream of opening a local brewery in Takilma and a historic themed pub in Kerby, OR. Tim is passionate about alternative energy and plans on utilizing solar energy and bio-fuels in the production of his brews. He hopes to open up for business in the old “Odd Fellows Lodge” in Kerby this coming summer 2022. Stay tuned!
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