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Figuring out how to brew keptinis

Mash baking in my kitchen oven I visited Vikonys in Lithuania and saw how the Lithuanians there brew keptinis. The basic idea is straightforward enough: do a normal mash, then bake the mash in a huge Lithuanian duonkepis oven to … Continue reading

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Lithuanian Beer Yeast

JOVARU® LITHUANIAN FARMHOUSE (OYL-033) Borne from an exclusive partnership with the famed Jovaru® Brewery’s “queen of Lithuanian farmhouse beer,” this unique yeast complements farmhouse beers with citrusy esters and restrained phenols. The strain produces a character of lemon pith, black … Continue reading

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Keptinis – Lithuanian baked beer

At Šnekutis Užupis Farmhouse ale styles are known for being messy, sprawling, ill-defined categories to the point where it can be questioned whether they really are styles at all. The Lithuanian style keptinis, however, has a simple definition: it’s made … Continue reading

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How to brew keptinis

The Jančys family brewhouse Keptinis is a little-known Lithuanian style of beer where the mash is baked in an oven. The first farmhouse brewer I ever wrote about was keptinis brewer Ramunas Čižas. A few years ago I put together a … Continue reading

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Lithuanian farmhouse beer

No-boil: Beer Connoisseur article on traditional Lithuanian brewing. No-boil + hop tea? “Lithuanian-Inspired No-Boil Farmhouse Ale” Recipe – Hopville Lithuanian Farmhouse Yeast (video) Keptinis: Kaimiškas keptinis alus mieste Keptinis – Lithuanian baked beer How to brew keptinis Figuring out how … Continue reading

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Lithuanian traditional food

Compiled by Birutë Imbrasienė (Edited and translated by Giedrė Ambrozaitienė) http://ausis.gf.vu.lt/eka/food/fcont.html from WebArchive or see local copy.

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