Fast & FREE Shipping!
Making Beer, Distilling, and More

Advanced Brew In A bag (BIAB) Mashing Techniques

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... Read more

Yeast, The Mystery Ingredient In Beer

March 28, 2022
Beer has long played a role in human civilizations. Some social archaeologists even believe beer was a primary driver in the switch from hunter-gatherer to agricultural society. But where does yeast come from and how does it work? We’ll tackle this and more, below. Who Discovered Yeast? It took a long time for us humans... Read more

How to Ferment Beer

March 27, 2022
Fermentation is a natural biological mechanism performed by microorganisms such as yeast. During the process of fermentation, yeast convert sugar into alcohol, carbon dioxide, and other chemical compounds. This process helps not only create but also determine the flavor of fermented food and beverages like bread and beer. That’s why learning to properly manage the... Read more

How To Make Welch's Wine

March 25, 2022
If you’re looking for an easy & cheap way to make alcohol at home, fermenting a bottle of store-bought Welch’s Grape Juice is a great idea. This may not be the tastiest way to make wine at home, but we bet if you’re reading this article you’re not too worried about that. Follow the steps... Read more

West Coast IPA - Bitter & Dank IPA Recipe

February 18, 2022
The West Coast IPA is one of the most popular styles of craft beer, and for good reason! A West Coast IPA is more bitter than its East Coast counterpart and is characterized by dank, resiny flavors of citrus and pine. This West Coast IPA recipe is packed full of Columbus and Warrior hops and... Read more

Chocolate Strawberry Stout Homebrew Recipe

January 10, 2022
While chocolate and strawberries might make you think of Valentine's day, this delicious stout is perfect for any time of year. It's a creamy dessert beer (that isn't too sweet) with notes of roasted cacao and a hint of strawberry. This one's so good we brought Rachael back to brew it up with us! Best served on a... Read more

How To Make Lavender Oil

January 4, 2022
Lavender oil, a type of essential oil, can be extracted from lavender plants and is valued for its aromatherapy and medicinal uses. Purchasing lavender oil can be very expensive, however, making it at home is much cheaper and still provides a high quality 100% pure product. Steam distilling lavender oil at home is an easy,... Read more

How to Make Hop Water - 5 Gallon Batch

December 13, 2021
Trying to figure out what to drink for dry January? Trying to find a non-alcohol drink to guzzle for sober October? Look no further. We present to you, hop water. It's a non alcohol (or low alcohol, depending on how you make it) drink that is super easy and inexpensive to make. Check out our... Read more

Negra Modelo (Dark Mexican Lager) | Homebrew Recipe

November 29, 2021
The Negra Modelo is an OG favorite, and for good reason. It's a balanced easy drinker with a rich flavor and a hint of bitterness. This is a great beer for beginners and experienced brewers alike. Check out our video below where Ross and Kyle walk you through the steps of the brew day with the usual shenanigans... Read more

How to Know when Fermentation Has Finished - Advanced

November 5, 2021
This is part 2 of our article series on how to tell when fermentation is complete. Click here to check out How to Know When Fermentation Has Finished - Part 1 Monitoring Fermentation - The Scientific Way This article is for homebrewers and home distillers. In order to follow along, you will need a brewing... Read more