All beers are an amalgamation of numerous different flavors, each brewed and formulated in different ways. Beer is pretty similar to music, as one man' gold can be another man' garbage. You may find a particular beer to absolutely delicious, and your … [Read more...] about Off Flavors and How to Avoid it
What color do you want your beer in? You may not notice it as much – simply because you’re either buying beers in cans or bottles that make it hard to identify the colors inside, but every drink looks a bit different. You could love your favorite … [Read more...] about SRM Beer Color: What You Need to know
Are you looking at trying out something new, like a beer to spend your evenings in? We aren’t talking about run of the mill beer here, but something you would love to try, time and again. Beer, in its very basic terms, constitutes of four … [Read more...] about Gruit Beer: Beer Without Hops?
All right. So today we are brewing a London Porter and we're going to do it in two different beer systems. We've got, what do you call this? This system homemade road show with gas and doing it outside. And then we're going to compare that to … [Read more...] about Blichmann BrewEasy Vs. DIY Homebrew Setup
Often overlooked by the newer styles that contain more hops or sweet adjuncts, the Munich Dunkel is not given the respect that it rightfully deserves. Often looked at as the German version of a dark mild, this style is a good example of an … [Read more...] about How to Brew Munich Dunkel | Homebrew Challenge
As history has proven time and time again, dark beers have been around for a really long time, Porters and Stouts usually take the price when novice beer drinkers begin to think about the wide color spectrum of beers. The one that hardly is ever … [Read more...] about How to Brew Schwarzbier | Homebrew Challenge
Cold Brew Coffee,.... with Nitro Anyone? I'm going to show you how you can make it, package it, and serve it so you can have it on hand at home all the time. I'm Martin Keen and normally I'm brewing beer in my videos. But today I want to … [Read more...] about Nitro Cold Brew Coffee at Home: How to DIY Amazing Coffee
Coming from the same family lineage of the rest of the Bock styles, the Doppelbock means “double bock.” A double bock is not really twice the bock. However, the name was well received by patrons and so the name stuck, much like the Eisbock. The … [Read more...] about How to Brew a Dopplebock | Homebrew Challenge
What Is Root Beer? Now, if you love root beer, you can tell that it is a sweet and ordinarily carbonated drink - just like your bottle of Coca Cola. However, did you know that it also comes imbued with extracts from roots, like sarsaparilla, … [Read more...] about How to Make Root Beer at Home
A beer lover who happens to be a homebrew enthusiast knows his tools and processes very well. It is his prerogative to brew the most excellent quality of beer using the most efficient instruments. Homebrew is an art, and those who take an active … [Read more...] about Immersion Chillers: The Wort Cooling Essential
If you are into homebrewing and showing off your most excellent hand-crafted beers gives you an instant high, then you are always in need of the perfect equipment for home brewing. Kegerator kits are for those who prefer to keg their brewed magic and … [Read more...] about Beer Bottle Trees and Drying Racks
Guide to Buying the Best Bottle Caps for Homebrewing Bottle caps have proved to be an extremely useful invention in the history of mankind and his needs for staying hydrated. Bottle caps have proved to be the closure of vessels, especially bottles … [Read more...] about Best Bottle Caps: Crimp-on or Reusable?
Cooking is one of the leading causes of fire accidents around the house. According to the reports by the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), these home fires can give way to thousands of home fires and fire injuries every month. If these … [Read more...] about House Fire Statistics: How NOT to become one
Baltic Porters came into existence as the response to hoppy Pale Ales that gained popularity and notoriety in Britain during the 18th century. Brewers took their base recipe for a Porter and made some adjustments. The main objective was to make sure … [Read more...] about How to Brew a Baltic Porter | Homebrew Challenge
The beer lover in you is always seeking out the perfect equipment that can take your craft to a higher degree of excellence. If you are as passionate about your homebrew as we think you are, then you definitely need the right equipment that can take … [Read more...] about Mash Tuns: All Grain Essential Gear
If you want a gift for a beer lover, get a flannel with a print related to the drink. It’s simple, and it’s sure to work. These flannels - with their funny messages – is sure to be a memorable one. So, what do you need to look at when buying one? … [Read more...] about Homebrew Shirts For Women: The Top 10
A person who is passionate about the craft of the brew he creates at his place is definitely keen to preserve its delectable flavor and keep it chilled. The essence of the brew is of great importance and if you’re one of those people who will go to … [Read more...] about Best Keg Jackets
Love to grab a drink on a fun night out? Sure, you could get something great to drink during the weekends, at the game, or while you binge watch on a movie. Or, when you’re making beer at home with the gang. Want to try something new and … [Read more...] about Is Helium Beer Real?
The Hefeweizen (Weissbier) Hefeweissen has been around for years. The beer that many people start off making as homebrewers and then quickly forgotten about is the subject of this week’s look into Martin Keen’s ambitious brewing project; brewing 99 … [Read more...] about How To Brew Hefeweizen (Weissbier) | Homebrew Challenge
Beer comes in all forms of shapes and sizes and is widely enjoyed by everyone around the globe. Dubbed the third most popular drink after water and tea, beer pairs well with all sorts of events from lush parties to small gatherings at home. Millions … [Read more...] about IBU Beer Code: What it is and right way to calculate it?