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Hydrometer update

So I’ve just taken a reading with my hydrometer which tells me the ‘gravity’ and in theory the point at which its ready to bottle. Basically I need to take readings over the next few days and if stays steady I should be able to bottle early next week. 138 more words

Why Brewing Beer is a Great Hobby for You

Brewing Beer is More Approachable than You Think

Brewing beer is an awesome hobby for just about anyone, provided they enjoy drinking beer. If you’re into  specific type of beer, it’s easy to look into that specifically and really make the beer of your dreams, I personally love experimenting with potent hops. 360 more words



Primary to Secondary:

  1. Move glass carboy from closet to kitchen counter, prop up with a couple books, and allow yeast to resettle
  2. Pre-boil and cool extra gallon or two of water in case a top-off is required after transfer…
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Bearded Brewers Get Into The Buff For Charity

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — If hops make you hot and you like your men like your beer — stout — these guys have just the thing for you. 130 more words


Gingerbread Jesus Update

I’m delighted to announce that Gingerbread Jesus, our first collaboration brew with a professional outfit, is going to go on tap this coming weekend.   You can get it at… 151 more words


LOST BEER HAIKU (#97 FROM MAY 2014) : Parrotdog Devil Bird Belgian Golden Strong Ale

Local heroes, Parrotdog make a rare appearance as the latest new release at Hashigo Zake Cult Beer. On this occasion, we were presented with a handsomely proportioned but boozy Golden Ale in the Flemish mode. 83 more words


The 40th Anniversary Of Anchor Christmas Ale

Anchor Brewing Company has a colorful history.  Originally opened by German immigrant Gottlieb Brekle during the California Gold Rush, it was purchased in 1896 by Ernst F. 626 more words