December 7, 2022
With the help of an expert master distiller, I explain how to make whiskey, step by step. This whiskey recipe is super mellow and reminiscent of some of the most popular American whiskeys of all time.
November 14, 2022
We have a bit of a different brew day for this one. We teamed up with tech entrepreneur Charles Hoskinson, founder of IOHK and the ADA / Cardano cryptocurrency and blockchain platform. Why? Well, the record keeping aspect of blockchain technology could actually be used to improve the quality of beer, wine and spirits. We...
August 8, 2022
It's often said that the difference between a great beer and an amazing beer lies in the chemistry of brewing water and how well it matches the style of the beer its being used to make. That said, we brewed this Wild Water IPA with pristine water gathered from a North Carolina waterfall. We also...
June 20, 2022
Acetaldehyde is a common off-flavor in beer that tastes like green apples. Needless to say, it’s not a desired flavor. We recently brewed a West Coast IPA that tasted sweet and tart, like a green apple, instead of bitter and dank. We knew Acetaldehyde was causing this, so we came up with a quick and...
June 13, 2022
There are a lot of different ways to make non alcoholic beer. But we think we accidentally stumbled on the absolute best way to make NA Beer. It involves what is called a Parti-Gyle mash, which is a process whereby beer is made using spent grains from a previous batch of beer. We've tried this a half...
June 3, 2022
We invited Steve The Apartment Brewer and CH from Homebrew 4 Life over to brew a hoppy lager using Talus hops. We’ve never used these hops before, but we were pleasantly surprised when we tasted the finished beer. Read on to see how it turned out. All the recipe details are below. This recipe is...
May 20, 2022
We made the darkest and simultaneously lightest homebrew ever and it might just be a new beer style. It's a black lager that's super roasty but also super light in body. We achieved this vibe by using an absurd amount of black patent malt and a ton of black rice. This is a recipe for...
May 12, 2022
We brewed the Tesla Gigabeer! During the Tesla Giga Berlin event in October 2021, Elon Musk announced that Tesla will be making what they call the Gigabeer (or Gigabier if you live in Germany). The Gigabeer will be contained in an unusual bottle that seems to be inspired by the Cybertruck. Since the beer was...
March 31, 2022
Did you know that beer and cereal are actually made using the same primary ingredients!? In this homebrew beer recipe, we’re going to show you how to turn cereal into beer! The definition of the word cereal is, “Any plant of the grass family yielding an edible grain.” Plants in the grass family include barley,...
March 30, 2022
In a separate article called How to Make a Beer Mash, we’ll discuss the actual steps involved in the mashing process. In this piece, we’ll dig into some general information that every intermediate to advanced brewer should know about mashing. We'll also talk about mashing techniques that every brew in a bag or BIAB brewer...
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