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How to Grow Hops for Homebrewing!

July 30, 2021
If you're into gardening & homebrewing, growing hops at home is the perfect project for you! Here are 7 simple steps to growing your own hops at home. Our friend Ross grew hops at home, watch this video for a visual guide of the article below!   Instructional Video Materials Needed  Hop rhizome or hop plant Perforated... Read more

How to Brew a Fruity New Zealand Pilsner

June 18, 2021
About 2 years ago, Martin Keen decided to take “The Homebrew Challenge” and brew 99 beers in 99 weeks. This recipe for a New Zealand Pilsner is his 99th beer, the last one! We thought this was such a cool project, that we decided to invite Martin over to our office for a celebratory brew... Read more

How To Make Italian Soda

June 4, 2021
Here at Clawhammer Supply, nothing goes to waste! We had some leftover strawberry syrup from our Strawberry Lemon Saison brew day & we decided to make some Italian Sodas. This non-alcoholic beverage is fun for the whole family and a perfect way to cool off on a hot summer’s day!    Full Recipe Video    Ingredients... Read more

Strawberry Lemon Saison Homebrew Recipe

May 28, 2021
We recently put out a post on YouTube asking people for their favorite springtime beer recipes and Saison was definitely a popular response. To spice things up, we decided to incorporate a classic flavor combo - Strawberries & Lemons. Follow along with the recipe below in order to make a seasonal beer with seasonal ingredients!... Read more

India Pale Lager Homebrew Recipe

May 9, 2021
Love a crisp lager? Love a hoppy IPA? Kyle and Ross combine both beer styles to brew up a deliciously refreshing India Pale Lager (or IPL). This essentially means that the beer is brewed like a traditional IPA, but fermented like a lager - which can get a little tricky (but is well worth it).... Read more

How to Make Beer at Home - A Beginner's Guide

April 24, 2021
Homebrewing is one of the most rewarding hobbies out there that also gives you a great reason to hang out with your friends. The best part? It’s easy and affordable. You may be intimidated by the wealth of information on the internet, but we encourage you to look no further. This is the complete guide... Read more

Foeder Smith Unboxing

April 19, 2021
Made out of American white oak, The Foeder Smith .5BBL Foeder is the perfect size barrel for homebrewers. This foeder comes with everything you need to make it work right out of the box. The Foeder Smith .5BBL Foeder uses the same high quality parts and fittings as our homebrew system. The staves are air-dried for... Read more


April 7, 2021
In this video, Luis brews up a delicious chocolate lager in his NYC apartment. It’s a crisp, light beer with subtle notes of chocolate from fresh cacao nibs (which you can tweak to your liking). However, what really makes this brew day special is Luis’ fermentation method, which is done at an extremely high temperature. This means... Read more

How to Build a Beer Engine | Homebrew Set Up

April 2, 2021
How to set up and use a Beer Engine. These days draft beer is typically poured from a keg, which uses co2 or beer gas to pressurize the keg and push the beer through the tap. But it wasn't always done this way, back in the old days beer was pulled from a cask using... Read more

Irish Red Ale Served on a Beer Engine | Homebrew Recipe

March 19, 2021
In the craft beer world, it seems like beers keep getting more hoppy with IPAs still having the spotlight among most consumers. There’s nothing wrong with that, but sometimes its nice to make a throwback beer, and by throwback we mean the old world, when beer was poured from casks using beer engines. With St.... Read more

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