Monthly Archives: March 2012

FREE Homebrewing Software! Check This Out!!

Brewtarget: Hop into Beer Brewing with Open Source If you’ve always wanted to brew your own beer, you’ll be glad to know there’s an app for that. Created by Philip Lee, Brewtarget is an open source application that helps home … Continue reading

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Homebrewing Growing in California!!

Jim Belsha, a member of the Tulare County Homebrewers Organization for Perfect Suds, pours a glass of beer Thursday at his home in Porterville. Belsha has been brewing beer for 25 years and has brewed close to 100 different varieties … Continue reading

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New Independant Craft Brewery in N.C., Look Him Up!

Mystery Brewing opens in Hillsborough After over a decade of brewing his own beer, Erik Myers opened his first brewery, Mystery Brewing Co.   When home brewer Erik Myers started brewing beer 13 years ago, he never thought he would … Continue reading

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Beer Fest in South Carolina, Get Over There if You’re Near!

Festivals across Beaufort County celebrate the rise of craft beer       Drink up — plenty of craft beer will be poured in the Lowcountry over the next year. Those lesser known, yet arguably tastier, beers will be celebrated … Continue reading

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A New Stone/Bear Republic/Fat Head Collaboration Beer, Nice!

New Beer: Bear Republic/Fat Head’s/Stone Brewing Co. TBA We are way into this beer. Usually, when we crack a beer in the office (for research purposes!), everyone raises one eyebrow and takes a sip or two, but often a half-full … Continue reading

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We Could Use a Few More Session Beers, What Do You Guys Think?

Low-alcohol beers: Take a walk on the mild side Shift: New Belgium’s attempt to beer drinkers a lighter quaff. (New Belgium Brewing Co.) Our Beer Madness panelists this year occasionally expressed dissatisfaction about the beers being a bit heavy-handed. “Very … Continue reading

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Daughter follows dad into Asheville brewery business

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More Ridiculous Anti- Homebrew Laws are Changing, Keep Up the Fight!!

Back on tap? Law change could allow home brews to return to city beer festivals Kevin Flynn, 46, of Caledonia, shows some his home brewing equipment. He’s one of the organizers of the Schooner Home Brew Competition, which he said … Continue reading

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Sierra Nevada Beer Camp, How Cool Would That Be?

Home-brew to debut in Loveland Mike Myers of Loveland didn’t expect that when he asked the question, “Do you have any experience with continually dry hopped beers that you would like to share?” that he would get to go to … Continue reading

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4 Brewingreport pint glasses

We enjoyed ” The Brew you do” contest . love seeing what you go through to achieve that drink you created, sacrificed for, and are proud of! Keep the Passion! Rick, you got the most votes. Enjoy your 4 Brewingreport … Continue reading

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Get your entry in

Do you have a brew that you think is awesome? It’s time to get your entry in to the  American Homebrewer’s  Association (AHA) National Homebrew competition (NHC). Each of the 10 city locations are taking 750 entries, some are already … Continue reading

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Nice Article on Sierra Nevada, the One That Started It All!

The brewery that changed America Ken Grossman is not a boastful man, despite having plenty to feel smug about. His Sierra Nevada brewery, founded in 1980, played a pivotal role – perhaps the pivotal role – in launching America’s craft … Continue reading

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UK: Economic Conditions are Driving Homebrewing Increase

Cash strapped beer lovers spark home brewing revival Sales of home brew kits are soaring, with Tesco reporting a 70 per cent increase last year HARD-UP drinkers are ­staying away from the pub … and turning their homes into breweries. … Continue reading

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More Reports on the Rise of Homebrewing!!

Homebrewing on the rise in central New York   Homebrewers Owen McLaughlan and Jon Peck check the water level of a soon-to-be stout. Business is booming for Central New York microbreweries. In 2011, 14 new microbreweries opened their doors in … Continue reading

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Cool Idea from Jim Koch and Sam Adams!!

Sam Adams maker, Facebook friends concoct B’Austin Ale The maker of Samuel Adams beer has dubbed its first crowd-sourced brew as B’Austin Ale. Boston Beer Co. partnered with social media expert Guy Kawasaki to develop the beer via feedback from … Continue reading

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