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  • Fake Out the Cold: How to Brew a Faux Lager
    For years, the word lager seemed like a dirty word that homebrewers and craft beer enthusiasts dared not utter in mixed company. I mean, who drinks lager? After all, aren’t craft beer and homebrewing, in part, reactions to Big Beer’s mass-produced commodities? Isn’t lager just ballpark seltzer? Nope! Curious drinkers who get to know lagers […]
  • Vote Now: Battle of the Bottle Labels 2016
    One bottle label to rule them all… We received 126 entries in the 2016 Battle of the Bottle Labels contest. Thanks to all who entered! Now it’s time for YOU to cast a vote and help decide who will be the 2016 Battle of the Bottle Labels champion. The two most popular labels will win awesome […]
  • Northern Brewer Purchased By Anheuser-Busch Inbev
    Late last week the beer world learned that the multinational corporation Anheuser-Busch Inbev, the world’s largest brewing company, had purchased Northern Brewer, one of the largest homebrew supply businesses in the United States, via Anheuser-Busch Inbev’s ZX Ventures “Disruptive Growth” investment group. The acquisition includes Midwest Brewing Supplies, which merged with Northern Brewer a few […]
  • Maltonator Doppelbock
    Doppelbock literally means "double bock." It is more extreme than a regular bock, but not twice so, with alcohol levels between 7 and 8 percent by volume. Its roots go back to the Paulaner branch of the Benedictine order of monks who were resident friars of the Dukes of Bavaria. Having witnessed strong beer-making in […]
  • (Part 1) How to Motivate Member Participation in Your Homebrew Club
    A thriving homebrew club is an excellent venue through which to learn from other homebrewers, discover new tips and techniques, and share your passion for great handcrafted beer. But good clubs don’t just happen: they take hard work and planning. Fortunately, it’s easy to motivate your members with just a little extra attention to consistency, […]

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  • Northern Brewer / Midwest Supplies acquired by AB InBev.
    I see Chris Farley (Northern Brewer founder) has posted a blog regarding the rumors of acquisition or partnership with ZX Ventures. http://www.northernbrewer.com/learn/farl…ng-future/
  • Nov 5th International Tribute/ Learn To Homebre Day
    We feel it is fitting to move the International Tribute to Paul Wicksteed Brew Day to coincide with National Learn To Homebrew Day. It just makes sense that we use this day to pay tribute to our friend in a manner that may teach other the art of brewing beer. Below are links to the recipes if […]
  • Braumeister
    The new Braumeister is in the building…… a thing of some beauty … anyone got any hints and tips  
  • What makes a good beer?
    I know this is a weird question and I understand that taste, texture, and smell is a personal preference. I also know temperature, freshness, and the food I eat all affect the way I enjoy a beer. But to me a good beer depends as much on the person consuming it as the beverage its self.  […]
  • 20-L All Grain BIAB Home Brewery Equipment
    Looking for a great BIAB all grain home brew setup? You've found it!  I am changing my brewery set up so due to lack of space this system must go. Makes fantastic beer! 1/ Bayou Classic single burner heavy duty with Hose, Regulator, Valve Assembly and UK adapter. 2/ Bayou Classic stainless steel boil kettle […]

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