1 Simple Trick That Will Replace Your Whole Marketing Force

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The Art of building rapport with your clients is one of the most effective ways businesses turn stray leads into loyal long-term customers. Especially when applied to your email marketing tactics it can be a real game changer. Let’s explore 5 reasons: 1. Increase email delivery Spam filters eat up first-time email addresses that contain links,…

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9 Christmas Ideas For The Beer Lover

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Everyone loves beer & wine.. That’s why it’s hard to go wrong when giving someone an awesome beer gift, especially if their already a beer enthusiast. Here are a list of things I would be pretty stocked about getting myself for the holidays (even if I had it already..) 1. Upside Down Beer Glass No…

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2 Ingredients Nutella Cake

2 Ingredient Nutella Cake

This is an awesome & simple “for men”, “kill brew time”, “Awesome with beer”, recipe. Highly recommended.         Two Ingredient Flourless Nutella cake Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 25 mins Total Time: 35 mins Ingredients: 4 large or extra large eggs 8 1/2 ounces Nutella (weigh this out on a scale) Directions: 1. Grease…

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How To Make Your Own Wine

Wine in Keg

Well I guess I had to try it eventually. I actually did a very old batch back when I fist started brewing beer in 2010, using the ghetto rigged gallon water bottle jug and balloon method.. I’ll explain this too. The size of the batch is up to you: I did 1 gallon for the first…

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Green Beer for St. Patrick’s Day


St. Patrick’s Day takes place on March 17th of every year. It’s a day that is celebrated by people around the world, but originated in Ireland as a religious day to celebrate the teachings of Christianity by St. Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland. Because St. Patrick is the Patron Saint, the day became a…

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Kegging Your Beer 101


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Becks Leaving Germany

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Beck’s looking to open another brewery in St Louis, MO for North American customers.     So you might be thinking that another brewery is great, Lower prices and more beer! But think about the consequences. After doing some research here are some of the main problems I have discovered. Change in recipe? – With out the German purity…

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Racking Tips

Racking into Glass Fermenter clip

Racking can be fairly simple as long as you have the right tools. 1. Auto siphon!! or any sort up pump. Sucking on the tube to get the flow started works too but it just risks contamination and is cumbersome. **If racking secondary try and reduce oxidation, other then that creating foam in the primary…

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Beer Fermentation 101

Fermenters carbonating in chest freezer

A very critical stage in brewing that needs just as much attention to any other phase of the brew day. I’ve lost more beer to a bad fermentation then anything else,  if there even is anything else. Either way it’s important stuff here’s a list of what to watch out for..   Ales Temp: 65-75…

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Making Your Own Yeast Starter

Yeast in starter

Making a starter really is a Great way to make sure your fermentation will be as vigorous as can be. It’s fairly simple and can require little equipment. Now there is definitively a professional way of going about it but that’s for people with money to blow. And includes magnetic stir plates, flasks, other lab equipment, and I really want to do it soon…

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