Stick your nose in this wine book and I guarantee you’ll surface a more skilled beer connoisseur. No, seriously. Stick your nose in there and take a big whiff. Because this is a very unique book: a scratch and sniff wine guide. The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert by Richard […]
The following is a guest post from Homebrew Academy reader David from New Orleans. David is a true DIY’er, making beer, spirits, wine, cheese, kombucha, and many more homemade treats. Most craft beer lovers and scotch whisky aficionados are unaware of how similar their beloved beverages are, both in composition and in production. In its simplest […]
Last week I ran a poll that asked this question: How do you feel about Big Beer buying craft breweries? Here’s how Homebrew Academy readers responded:
Have you heard the news? AB-InBev bought L.A.’s Golden Road Brewing. As expected, some GRB customers are OK with, and even happy about the deal. From the GRB Facebook page: And even more people (or just a vocal minority) are pissssssed: This is the 5th brewery that AB has purchased. The others being Goose Island, […]
Not Your Fathers Root Beer exploded onto the beer scene earlier this year. To me the whole thing seemed very strange. Here was this little brewery (Small Town Brewery, Illinois) I had never heard of, and suddenly their Root Beer is popping up everywhere. Knowing the distribution challenges that craft brewers face, something seemed off. […]
Not long ago I wrote an email called “Line ’em up” that got an enthusiastic response, so now I’m bringing it to the blog for a regular series. In that email I compared 3 Oktoberfests side by side. The purpose of Line’ em up isn’t so much to pick the best beer (though I do […]
Maybe you don’t want to build a keezer. After all, it is more expensive and you have to do a little woodworking – not everyone’s cup of tea.
Plus a lot of guys have an old fridge in the garage just itchin’ to be turned into a kegerator. Like my buddy Forrest.
Watch the video below where us knuckleheads convert his fridge into a kegerator.
Want to convert sanke keg to ball lock? Doing so allows you to use your ball lock quick disconnects with both commercial sanke kegs and homebrew cornelius kegs.