The following is a guest post from Blake Daniels. You can read his bio at the end of the post. Let me first start off by saying that I am addicted to homebrewing. My obsession was born one fateful Christmas morning when I unwrapped the homebrew kit my wife had bought me. Even though the […]
If your anything like me, homebrewing ideas come at all times. Whether it’s a name, style, or special ingredient to use, these things just tend to pop in my head. I could be walking down the aisle at the grocery store, sitting in traffic, or hanging out when these idea hit me.
For years I’v been using a beer bottle tree to store my empty beer bottles. I really like the bottle tree, but was intrigued when I first heard about the FastRack. In this video I review the FastRack and compare it to the bottle tree.
Whenever summer arrives I get the itch to brew a saison. You need something effervescent that goes down easy in the heat. Traditionally these beers were brewed for consumption by Belgian farm workers during the hot summer months. Fast forward to modern day and saisons have become so popular that they are brewed year round. […]
Big announcement today. Midwest Supplies and The Homebrew Academy have created a homebrewing equipment kit for new brewers. I worked with Midwest to hand-pick every item in order to best suit new homebrewers. The kit is tailored to fit the way The Academy teaches brewing and is now the kit that we recommend every member […]
After a week at UC Davis, attending an intense “Introduction to Practical Brewing” class, I can definitely say I got my money’s worth, but that’s all I’m going to say about cost and value. For me, this was the next step, but I can say it would not be for everybody and it is not […]
This CO2 utility line lets you easily swap out homebrewing devices that need CO2. You can use it for:
Have you ever had that feeling that you should go back to school? Rodney Dangerfield made it look so fun… Well, that feeling hit me big time around 2009 when my daughter starting looking at UC Davis as her choice for college. UC Davis is like my dream school: Agriculture based (I have always wanted […]
The new year is fast approaching and a couple of big projects are on the horizon. However, I find myself looking back at a few items from this past year, reflecting on successes and failures, and building on thoughts for 2013. Here’s some of the Successes and Failures of 2012