[Sca-cooks] Beverage experiments

Dragon dragon at crimson-dragon.com
Thu Feb 14 09:03:27 PST 2008

jenne at fiedlerfamily.net wrote:

>It's certainly possible that fewer of the brewed grain beverages
>(ales/beers) made in period were meant to be served chilled-- apparently
>lagers are the most outstanding of category of beers-to-be-served-cold,
>and lagers, using a more cold-adapted and bottom-fermenting yeast, seem to
>have been less common in period. And ales, so says my local beer nerd, are
>generally to be drunk room temperature.
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Actually no, ales are meant to be drunk at cellar temperature which 
is generally reckoned to be around 50 to 55 F.

I don't have enough info readily at hand to discuss lagers, I need to 
dig some books out for that.


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