For the past 3 years, I’ve been kegging my homebrew. The time saved on clean up, bottling, etc. has been tremendous; I highly recommend kegging your beer. Sure, you’ll need to spend some upfront money on kegging equipment, but it is worth it in the end. With kegging my beer, I always tried to force […]
If you’re new to homebrewing, entering your local homebrew shop (LHBS) can be a little confusing, strange and even intimidating. If it is your first time going, or going to a different homebrew shop, it’s like a rite of passage for an aspiring brewer. It’s a step into the unknown for some, and the unfamiliar […]
Some hot pics of some luke warm beer that’s excited to get cold.
I recently brewed a pale ale with hops that I grew in my backyard, and never cared to use whole leaf hops. I’ve always used hop pellets for its ease, compactness, and merely out of routine. Pellets usually have better utilization, because of the compression of whole leaf hops into pellets tends to hold more […]
The best way to know that your beer is fermenting is to, first, be sure to take an Original Gravity reading with your hydrometer – this sets your baseline for future gravity readings. Then, you can watch the airlock for bubbles and, then, the cessation of bubbles. Generally, as your beer ferments, you will see […]