Monthly Archives: January 2012

Texas Big Beer Lovers, This is for You!!!

If you see John McKissack pouring beer, don’t bother asking to make yours a light. Even his blonde ale tested in the barleywine territory of 10.5 percent alcohol by volume. Look for the beer — to be called Big Ass … Continue reading

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Awesome, Five Gallons at a Time. Very Cool!

Nano-brewers on the rise in North Bay   The under-30, as-yet garage brewers of Old Redwood Brewing in Windsor. The four collaborators, Adam Derum, Bob Anderson, Dominic Foppoli and Mike Stewart, plan to create a new small-batch beer each month … Continue reading

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Let’s support the Fine Folks of Wisconsin in changing more stupid rules on Homebrew!!!

Homebrewers push to relax rules on sharing wine, beer Store owner Karl Liebmann demonstrates how to begin yeast starter batches Friday at Bull Falls Home Brew Depot on Prospect Wisconsin’s law » No license/permit required for homebrewing. » Wine or … Continue reading

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Helping out the Small Farmer in Maryland, Well Done!!

Senator wants brewery license changes HARFORD COUNTY, Md. – A Harford County Senator and Western Maryland Delegate are proposing a new farm brewery license to help farmers enter into the craft of beer making. Senator Barry Glassman has officially offered … Continue reading

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Continuing the Tradition of Brewing by Men of the Cloth, Nice!!

Church leaders offer beer homebrewing classes, competition Posted: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 9:30 PM ESTUpdated: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 10:46 PM EST WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – What would Jesus brew? That question serves as the title of a heavenly homebrew … Continue reading

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Dry Malt VS Liquid Malt

We use High quality malt that has no adjuncts or additives. Dry malt extract is more concentrated than the syrup. A 3 lb bag of DME is equivalent  to about 4 lbs of LME. Syrup goes to the bottom of … Continue reading

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Sierra Nevada brewed in North Carolina? If they’re lucky, Yes!! Let’s Hope so!

Brewer may raise a glass in Mills River MILLS RIVER — Gov. Bev Perdue is scheduled to come to town for an economic development announcement today that is widely expected to involve a new brewery. California-based Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. … Continue reading

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Homebrewing Calendar, A pretty Cool Guide to Brew What, When.

  The Home Brewing Calendar   An easy-to-use chart for knowing what to brew and when. Every home brew has its season, the time of the year when you can enjoy it at its very best. This simple tool will … Continue reading

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Get with the flow

For an easier pour, try putting the LME syrup in hot water, before adding it to the brew kettle.

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Help support the fine Homebrewers of Wisconsin!!

Home brewers support bill that would lift restrictions Ryan Will of Fond du Lac displays some of his home brewed beer, along with the equipment he uses to brew up batches in his basement pub. He supports a bill that … Continue reading

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This is how much MegaBeer Cares about the Product, Changing the recipe based on Taxes!!

Taxbeater! Stella and Budweiser cut alcohol levels in bid to save millions of pounds in duty hikes Largest brewer to cut Stella Artois, Budweiser and Becks alcohol volume from 5% to 4.8% Cutting the alcohol volume will save AB InBev … Continue reading

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Troegs in Eastern PA, good guys employing local people, making great beer. Kudos to these guys!!

Beer: A new aroma in Hershey   For more than a century, visitors to Hershey have been able smell the sweet aroma of chocolate as The Hershey Co. made its world-famous candy.Now, a new smell is wafting through the air … Continue reading

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Another example of the trend of Craft Beer!!

Breckenridge Brewery Works Hard To Keep Up With Demand The scene at Breckenridge Brewery Thursday DENVER  – A sign of just how healthy the craft beer business is in Denver was visible Thursday morning outside Breckenridge Brewery. Crews on Thursday replaced … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh Homebrewers, this sounds like a good way to spend a Saturday!!

Gather ‘round the Kettle: Copper Kettle Brewing Company opens first brew-on-premises in Pittsburgh   Jeff Medjimorec adds ingredients to a kettle to make a batch of beer. The brew shop opened Jan 4. A shelve of ingredients at the Copper … Continue reading

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Not That There is Any Leftover, But…….. Other Uses For Beer!!

14 household uses for beer From pest control to cleaning, you can put your leftover beer to work.   Most of us don’t usually think of beer as an earth-friendly alternative to improving our gardens and lawns or dealing with … Continue reading

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