Starting a Brewery

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Imagine walking into a store and seeing your own beer on the shelf or being at a party and watching someone drinking your beer, and then being able to tell people about it and all the hard work, dedication, and love you put into that bottle. Wow, just thinking about it makes a true brewery…

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Speidel’s Braumeister Pros and Cons

Not sure if you have heard of this nifty brew system but its is an All-In-One Brew Machine that does it all! I came across it when I was looking up information for my electric brew system but after that I have seen it many more times on Home brewing websites and magazines such as BYO.…

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Measuring your beers alcohol

Measuring Beer Gravity

You can find our your home brewed beers alcohol content by simply plugging in your measured OG and FG and plugging it into this equation. I typically just estimate it based on the OG right from the boil kettle. (Usually the final Alcohol % is right under the OG) However, if your trying to be a bit…

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Cleaning Bottles Made Easy

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This must be the worst part of home brewing. Cleaning anything really isn’t much fun; plus bottles put up a real fight and when their a little older it which makes it a whole lot worse. So I devised a method where I really don’t have to do to much.     1. Pre-Cleaning & Gathering Phase.  Besides…

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Brew Reading

Beer Brew Books

One of the best ways to increase your knowledge and thirst for beer besides actually doing it is reading. I try to read as much as I can about beer and with every book and brew session I feel myself becoming much better and well rounded brewer.         Brew books that I…

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Excelsior Altbier

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Excelsior Altbier   Preface  I was looking for a seasonal beer to start brewing in January so i could have it ready by February. So thats when I came across the famous Altbier and got pumped up for brew day.    Description/Ingredients –This traditional German Ale has some of the same characteristics as lager beer. This recipe is full…

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Oatmeal Stout Ale

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Oatmeal Stout Ale Preface  For the new year I wanted to brew something I’ve never tried before. So I decided to Brew an Oatmeal Stout Ale.     Everything about this beer is going to be unique. 1) Believe it or not but I’ve never brewed a real dark beer. 2) It’s got Oats in it… and a ridiculous amount…

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6 Ways Beer Is Health Benefit

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       “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy”      – Benjamin Franklin       An apple a day to keep the doctor away? Try a Beer a Day. Beers Wonderful Benefits  1. Slows Aging – Scientific research has shown that moderate drinking ( about less then…

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Random Tips and Things Consider

Drinking Rule

Practice makes perfect!  In this case when i first started brewing I hardly knew anything about the making of beer, wine, mead, etc. Every time a brew I still figure out more in every subject from sanitizing to time of hop addition.     BUY an Auto Siphon Pump for Beer or Wine. This this is incredible! Back when I…

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How To Become A Better Brewer

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What is being a professional brewer mean? Is it making crazy extreme beers never thought of before or simply having every batch you brew, no matter what the type, come out delicious. Besides Brewing brewing and endless amount of batches there are also many other ways to increase your knowledge about the craft of brewing…

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