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Impact of Extended Time In Primary Fermentation Vessel - exBEERiment Results! Back in the early days of homebrewing, it was customary for brewers to transfer their beer off of the trub resting at the bottom of the primary fermentation vessel into a secondary vessel for a period of conditioning before packaging.
Can You Save Money Homebrewing Your Own Beer? Pictured: MoreBeer's BRKIT100 Homebrew Starter Kit. A driving factor for a lot of homebrewers to pick up this great hobby is… saving money. After all, if I make my own beer at home, it's got to be cheaper, right? Let's find out. These are estimates and assumptions.
MFRD Welcomes 25 Fire Trainees The "Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response " grant is helping the department to achieve its goal of meeting National Fire Protection Association minimum staffing standards. The recruits will begin training for their Firefighter certification on April 8 and are expected to graduate from Rookie School on June 14.
Pick Six: Randy Mosher Talks About Beers that Shaped a Career Randy Mosher, the author, is also the creative force behind both Forbidden Root Brewery and 5 Rabbit Cervecería in Chicago. Here, here talks about beers he’s tasted over his career in beer that have helped form many of his memorable lessons.
Over Town Brewing Grand Opening Party Over Town Brewing, a new brewery and taproom located a few streets away from Old Town Monrovia, will officially open its doors March 15th with a 2-day grand opening party.
Ballarat's Brew Wars homebrew competition begins soon A new competition in Ballarat will help encourage its burgeoning beer scene.
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16 gadgets and services for beer nerds Along with the craft beer boom we've experienced over the past decade, gadget makers and app developers have developed products geared toward beer nerds. From an automated bartender to an automated homebrewing system or a home delivery beer service. there's something for everyone.
Small Change Brewing Had a Big Year Ten years ago, Emily Vides bought her husband a homebrew kit, thinking he needed a new hobby. She didn't know the kit would launch a passion that would become a family business-and if she could go back and tell herself that, she's not sure her past self would've gotten the kit in the first place.
The $50 Ham: Entry-Level Transceivers for Technicians Last week, I covered the ridiculously low barriers to entry to amateur radio, both in terms of financial outlay and the process of studying for and passing the FCC examination. You've had seven days, so I assume that you've taken the plunge and are a freshly minted amateur radio operator.
This Show About Craft Brewing Devoted Its Latest Episode To Sour Beers Turning Craft, the show trying to covert the world's drinkers into craft beer lovers, flips the script and attempts to turn its own host into a sour beer lover.
Search for exotic flavors leads to Mortalis Brewing It has been less than six months since the brewery's August 2018 opening and the hype around its beers has exploded. Lines form on Thursdays and Sundays at building just off I-390 in Avon, selling out limited runs of crowlers in under an hour.
Oregon Brewers Festival Invites People to Discover Oregon Beer - The Oregon Brewers Festival has announced details for this summer's 32nd annual event, and for the first time in the festival's history, it will feature 100 percent Oregon craft beers and ciders, with more than 85 of these being first-release products that will debut at the event.
Unipiper named grand marshal of 2019 Oregon Brewers Festival The Unipiper - the Rose City's unicycle-riding, bagpipe-playing embodiment of the "Keep Portland Weird" ethos - come this summer will add another feather to his Darth Vader cap: grand marshal of the 2019 Oregon Brewers Festival.
Meet The Founders Of Southern Grist, One Of The American South's Best Craft Breweries "But now we have a new space, new equipment, and expanded capacity." The story of Southern Grist is an interesting one, and fairly unique in that it represents a second career for all three of its founders. "Most people figure out how to be really good at something and then want to translate that into a business," Lee said.
Q&A: Aloha Beer Co. Brewmaster David Campbell "At the heart of beer is water. Good water is good beer. And we have beautiful water here. That's all you need." How do you infuse local flavors into your brews? "We love brewing with local honey. If the style of beer calls for fruit, you better believe we're going to use whatever is in season here.
Great Frontier Brewing Co. - Oak Street IPA The inception of the brewery and its beers, like the Oak Street IPA, all came about in a unique fashion. Founder Mike Plungis started homebrewing as a hobby after receiving a home brew kit for Father’s Day. Since his wife, Annie, was diagnosed with Celiac, he decided to attempt a recipe for her shortly after receiving this present.
Brü It Yourself - India Pale Lager Co-opting styles has long been practiced in the brewing industry, from American brewers adapting English Ales to New Englanders coming up with their own hazy version of IPA. Typically, it seems, what starts off as a faithful attempt at brewing a particular style morphs over time into becoming something unique.
An Inside Look at Step Mashing Consistency is key when it comes to step mashing. Get a peek inside the Euresko Beer Co. brewery and learn about the process and how you can apply it to your homebrewing.
'It's a culinary approach to brewing': North Shore's first craft brewery aims to open in May They're hoping to open it to the public in May. The two met in high school at Brocklehurst Secondary School and became friends; they only lived a few blocks from each other. That friendship grew over the years. Even when they both moved they ended up only a few blocks from each other in Sahali.
Unrated - Creating a Beer With Mr. Padre AleSmith Brewing Company was founded in 1995 by Skip Virgilio and Ted Newcomb in a small, single-unit space in the commercial district of Miramar, San Diego. With a 15-barrel brewhouse, AleSmith built a reputation on large-format bottles of imperial-strength beers and classic, West-Coast-style hoppy beers.
Beer, mushrooms, Rye Malt, Brown Ale and homebrew recipes. I too think of these tasty concoctions. I also think of beer. That's right, the cold elixir that we all long for after a long day. At first I was hesitant about creating this beer. I really did not think mushrooms would taste good in a beer.
New Brewery Opening In Monrovia This Weekend Over Town Brewing will host a two-day grand opening that includes local food vendors.
Brewers Association 2018 Top 50 Brewing Companies By Sales Volume The Brewers Association -the not-for-profit trade group representing small and independent craft brewers-today released its annual lists of the top 50 producing craft brewing companies and overall brewing companies in the U.S., based on beer sales volume.
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