A veteran brewer reveals his top equipment buys for brewing beer at home
Why Microscopes for homebrewing projects bring benefits to the brewery One helpful piece of kit for someone engaging with DIY microbiology is the microscope. These machines are extremely useful when trying to count yeast cells, estimate viability counts and detect contaminants. In short, this kit complements your culturing and plating effort perfectly well. Microscopy for
In this video, we’ll give you a crash course of everything you need to know to get started all-grain brewing. We’ll talk about the equipment you need and how you use it to make beer using a gravity-fed setup with Northern Brewer’s All-Grain Starter Kit. The all-grain brewing method we’ll show you in this video
Many brewers swear by isolating wild yeast for homebrewing beer. Others are put off by yeast wrangling for a host of different reasons. This article will address one of the arguments many homebrewers put forward. Isolating wild yeast is too complicated. Yeast hunting does not have to be strenuous or overly technical. It all depends
Brewing beer is not just a hobby – to some, it’s a new lifestyle. Sure, there are many perks to making your beer: control over what goes into it and full customization of the taste and smell of your beer are significant considerations. But many don’t know how homebrewing saves you serious money. It is
In this post, we’re talking about how to get into homebrewing beer. Perhaps you want to get started with this fun hobby, or you want to give someone a present who wants to get into home brewing. Read on! Where is the best place to start? A great way to get into home brewing is
Here, we will talk about practices and Styles in US craft beer brewing industry. At least six million barrels are produced in America each year. Craft beer is mostly produced in a microbrewery, which per definition are smaller than the commercially brewing beer giants. According to The Brewers Association, Vermont is the main hub of craft beer in
How long it takes to brew beer at home Novice brewers often wonder how long it takes to brew beer at home. A critical factor to consider in this regard is the beer style. Are you making a lager or an ale? Because of fundamental differences between the brewing process and the yeast strains used,
One of the questions novice brewers often ask is: How can you tell your beer is infected? In this piece, we will not only describe how homebrewers tell their beer is infected. We will also present a way in which you can diagnose problems before they result in spoiled beers.
One of the easiest, most inexpensive ways to improve the overall quality of your beer is to make a yeast starter. Here, we will describe how to do this and make better tasting beer.
Cleaning and sanitizing your homebrewing equipment is of critical importance. If anything can make or break a beer, it is the hygiene you apply when you brew. A clean brewing setup gives you the chance to make a clean and tasty beer. Unfortunately, here is where many starting brewers make mistakes. Here we will expand
In this post, we will present you with the decisive factors that affect the quality of your beers. Here, you will read how to make your beer taste more delicious