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Mead Ingredients Ordered

It’s about time to start up another brew log.  This time, it’s the start of my first mead. I am going to attempt to make this raspberry mead or melomel following the recipe and procedure I put together earlier this year. Although I had plans to go to ...

Brewing Fire-Pit Gruit

While the basic steps that go into brewing haven't changed much over the 6,000+ year history of the beverage, the ingredients and equipment certainly have. As a result, the beverage we call beer today doesn't share much in common with what was being brewed and drank 1 ...

Midnight Wheat Malt

In the September 2011 issue of BYO magazine, there was an article profiling new malts available to homebrewers. The first one that I decided to research more was Midnight Wheat Malt. Originally part of Briess Maltster’s Reserve Series, this malt is now available all year round.  It’s made ...

The Mash Out: What’s It All About

So a few days ago I created a post that talked about calculating your strike water temperature. In that post I gave an example of adding an addition of hot water to the mash to reach mash out temperature. I this article I want to follow up from there and ...

Scott's BIG IPL w/Citra

Well here it is, for the first time ever in one place, the full recipe and story behind Scott's BIG IPL.  Well, sort of anyway...
I've brewed this beer three times now (four if you count my brewday with Karl Strauss), each time I do there is a ...

Brew Stand Water Filter by Eric from Charlotte

Today’s DIY Showcase comes to us from Eric of Charlotte, NC.  Eric recently shared his review of the Blichmann TopTier Brewing Stand.  Eric has taken his stand and to make it fit his need for having filtered water, created an attached water filter holder that fits into the TopTier ...

Toasty English Pale - Fall Restocking

There isn't too much of a why or how I'm brewing up this beer, basically I need to replenish my stocks for the fall and winter. For the first time in a long time I almost, didn't have a keg ready for each of my taps! So ...

Hawkeyepa

Despite the fact that I have lived in Minnesota for the past 15 years, I have held strong to my love of my home state of Iowa, and the team I grew up following with a fervor, the Iowa Hawkeyes. This past weekend I had an opportunity to travel down ...

Blumpkin Pumpkin Ale

That’s right, this is the name of a beer you get when you ask your friend to help you brew and tell him he can name the beer for his effort. This was a 10 gallon batch for the first time in a while.  It is a play off ...