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The Hops-growing Agriculture Revival in Connecticut "You can feel there's a lot of moisture there and they still smell a little grassy - it's not ready to harvest." The right amount of moisture - not too little and not too much - is key to growing, harvesting and brewing hops, a crop that has not been grown commercially in Connecticut since Prohibition.

The Gelatin Effect: Adding Gelatin At Cold Crash vs. Yeast Pitch - exBEERiment Results! Professionals and homebrewers alike use finings at different points throughout the brewing process to improve the clarity of finished beer. Due to its wide availability, ease of use, and low cost, gelatin is perhaps the most commonly used of these agents, especially among homebrewers.

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River City Pizza, Genus Brewing Co. grand opening next week in Spokane Valley Renovations are now complete on the 5,000-square-foot building at 17018 E. Sprague Ave., and the two businesses will celebrate their grand openings next week. "People have been calling all the time wanting to know when we're opening," Jacqueline Barnard said.

Hardware & Home Improvement Retailers Market 2018: Global Industry Size, Share, Future Challenges, Revenue, Demand, Industry Growth and Top Players An Report Name: 2018-2023 Global Hardware and Home Improvement Retailers Market Report. The report provides a unique tool for evaluating the Overall Market, underlining opportunities, and supporting strategic and tactical decision-making. Overview of Hardware and Home Improvement Retailers market:.

Podcast Episode 96: Narrow Gauge Brewing Co.'s Jeff Hardesty: Exploring Individuality and Expression in Hazy and Sour IPAs Louis’ most popular brewer of progressive hazy styles shares the techniques and philosophy behind their sought-after beers, and debunks some misperceptions in the process.

Belt's Beer Garden: Sweet Carolinas A beer from each of the Carolinas - Green Man’s Wayfarer and Legal Remedy’s Double Indemnity.

Finding Balance With Ratio Beerworks In Denver, Colorado Former punk musician Jason zumBrunnen knows how to manage business, brewing, and life.

Batch 154 - Rauchbier I had purchased the ingredients at the local homebrew store, intending to brew this batch of Rauchbier over Thanksgiving weekend in 2018. Lots of interruptions intruded and the batch was delayed for six months. Plans to have a nice, smoked lager into the winter were delayed.

Craft It Yourself So, you like craft beer and have heard about homebrewing. Why not give it a try? I feel confident that the brewers of all your favorite beers started out as homebrewers.

Passion Brew New beer releases at top-notch craft breweries usually come with plenty of fanfare, attracting the connoisseurs and the curious. In some cases, lines form hours before the beer goes on sale.

DeFalco's home brew shop taps out amid craft beer craze Sales have stagnated in recent years and more homebrew shops are closing than opening. DeFalco's - Houston's oldest and largest home brew shop - is the latest to shutter after 48 years in business. The retailer's last day will be Sept. "It used to be if you wanted good beer, you had to make it," Birdwell said.

NoDa Brewing Company Adds Radio Haze IPA to Year-Round Lineup - NoDa Brewing Company is proud to announce that we have turned the juice up to eleven! After two years of releasing small batch Juicy/Hazy IPA options, NoDa will now have a year-round option available with Radio Haze. Radio Haze is brewed with Mosaic, Citra, Centennial, and Chinook hops, lending strength to a citrusy and tropical aroma.

Everything You've Ever Wanted To Know About Mead It's honey and water fermented by yeast, but it can also be flavored with fruits, spices, grains and/or hops. It's its own distinct category, somewhere between beer and wine. You'd sip it like a beer, wine, or cider. Yes and no. Mead is like beer and not like beer; it's like wine and not like wine.

They're Back… 5 Gallon Ball Lock Kegs, B Grade! - $29.95! Fully functional 5 gallon b-grade ball lock kegs. Guaranteed to hold pressure. Possibly have loose rubber handles and more than average scratches or dings. Includes free set of replacement o-rings. As of this posting, these kegs are selling for just $29.95.

Brewers Association Report Shows Lack of Diversity in Hires, Offers Path Forward After a year and a half of planning and polling, the Brewers Association announced its first-ever Brewery Operations Benchmarking Survey, which measures diversity in gender, race, and ethnicity across ownership and staffing of member businesses. Given the historical predominance o.

Dented Keg Brewing Company will open in Adams Township near Cranberry this month McCullough and co-owner Corey Gibbons of Penn Hills will serve a rotating lineup of 10 to 12 beers, plus house cider, regional wines and signature cocktails made with local spirits. McCullough's brother, Derek, is the brewmaster. Drafts are available in 12 - and 16-ounce pours or flights of six eight-ounce samples, as well as in to-go cans.

San Diego has rich history in brewing Editor's note: This is one in a series of stories looking at the recreation and entertainment attractions that make San Diego a unique destination as the city celebrates its 250th anniversary.

Clawhammer Supply 120v Electric Home Brewing System - Product Review Like many homebrewers who have been at it for awhile, I've experimented with several different setups and approaches to streamline my process.

Keezer Controller Keeps The Kegs Pouring It's always a good idea to keep a few brews in the fridge ready to go, but being able to offer your guests a fresh-poured draught beer is another step above. It's not trivial, but with a few kegs, a freezer and the right CO2 parts, it's achievable for the average hacker.

The Journey of the Festbier Looking for something different, yet traditional for your next Oktoberfest party? Look no further than to the German Festbier. Even though many think the darker, more malt forward Märzen style is what is served, the Festbier has been the main focus of current Munich Oktoberfest parties.

What's the Difference between Ale and Lager? Everybody knows what a beer is, but not everyone can notice the difference between them. Beers have different taste, ingredients, and preparation methods. Moreover, each kind of beer has a long history behind it. Some date back a couple of decades, and others go back centuries.

Veteran Tampa brewer Tim Ogden strikes out on his own with Deviant Libation But it was a love of beer that got him this far, and he's sure that love, along with the skills he's learned over nearly a decade and a half in the business, will show his decision to strike out on his own to be the right one. Ogden started homebrewing in '98 while living in Maine.

High Alcohol Content Beer Many people seem to fall for the idea that what makes a good beer is its alcohol content. Yes, there are beers with complex flavors, textures, heads, colors, and sensations. However, sometimes you just need to blast your senses with a good punch of concentrated alcohol.

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