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2019 Fresh hop pale ale recipe Growing hops at home has lost a lot of its allure in homebrewing for various reasons. Likely the biggest reason is the en vogue hops are not available as rhizomes to homebrewers. Nobody is desperate to churn out another cascade pale ale and if you wanted to it is cheap and easy to find a pound of well stored cascades.

There's a craft beer revolution happening in Croatia "There is a demand. However, the industrial beer is mighty and it's not easy to compete." But beer lovers are moving with the change by actively seeking the unique flavours and quality that craft breweries are known to produce.

Brewin' bruin: Juneau brewer's dark sour claims top spot in homebrew contest Kent Ficek, a Juneau brewer, tied for top honors at the Alaskan Homebrew Competition, an annual judged contest sanctioned by the Alaskan Brewing Company. The results of the competition, which drew over 100 entries, were announced Saturday at AKtoberfest at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center.

Farmington biz offers kombucha workshop Care By Design Market in Farmington will offer a workshop on October 16 for anyone interested in learning how to make kombucha. The 6 p.m. Kombucha Homebrewing and CBD Infusions session will be held at the shop, 32746 Grand River, and includes beverage samples.

Now Open : Falling Knife Brewing Company in Minneapolis But after meticulously mapping out their brewery and taproom since they moved into their space in April 2018, Herman, CEO Andy Rutledge and chief brewing officer Tom Berg are champing at the bit to open the doors on October 18, 2019. "We built the taproom we want to spend our time in," Rutledge says.

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Carboy Caps are in High Use for Covering Carboys in Alcoholic Beverages Packaging Carboy caps have been highly used in place of regular stoppers for covering carboys in alcoholic beverages packaging. The increasing use of carboys in beverage fermentation has led to the higher usage of carboy caps and adapters for covering beverage containers.

VIDEO: Get Local with KelownaNow and Copper Brewing This project has been three and a half years in the making, culminating in a soft opening on August 24th, into their epic grand opening block party on September 21st, when the Stewart Centre came together with prizes, food trucks and local musicians to celebrate a life long passion coming to life.

WDIY's 4th Annual Homebrew Fest Winners on The Inside Dish "Cash Rules Everything Around Me," the winning cream ale homebrew from WDIY's 4th Annual Homebrew Fest is about to be made available for the public in the taproom of Yergey Brewing in Emmaus! Host Michael Drabenstott talks with Yergey Brewing's Jim and Matt Yergey as well as the winning homebrewers, Michael MacCubbin and Jason Bell.

How Lansing's underground homebrewers craft the perfect glass In basements, porches and back rooms across Lansing, homebrewers are the hyperlocal backbone of the craft beer movement. Some operations remain humble with stovetop setups, but others are turning their spaces into small scale "nanobreweries," complete with chalkboard signs, neon art and multiple rotating beers on draught.

Wood Beer Carriers Once you finished your first batch and is already bottled and ready to drink, you will want to present the best way possible to your friends and family. Or, did you just buy your new fancy beer and wish to keep it looking good and in place?

Utah's best home brewer lives in Ogden, where the beer scene is booming In all, more than 400 brews were submitted for judging. Jeffery - a member of the O-Town Hop Heads home-brew club - won nine medals. In addition, his gold-medal Alienator won "Best of Show.". On his entry forms, Jeffery listed two of his children - 7-year-old Xander and 4-year-old Vivienne - as his co-brewers.

River Rock Taphouse serves up craft beer and comfort food in the Chronicle Building When Mike and Denise Magee decided to open a new downtown spot for beer lovers, their early plan was to expand on their passion for homebrewing. "I've always loved craft beer," Mike Magee says. "I started home brewing and I have a passion for the science part of it.

Promises, Promises I may have already mentioned once, or twice, that Strictly is back on our screens, and that can mean only one thing, Christmas is on the way.

Why Would You Do This!? Yet another website chronicling some hobby from some random dude. I encourage you to stick around though, I'm special! How so you may ask? Well, how many middle aged adult men do you know that like beer? Ok. Bad example. How many middle aged adult men do you know that make their own beer, mead, cider, and sauerkraut?

Still Friends After All These Years - The Hunt for the Microbes Behind America's First Sour Beers The same is true of barrels. One of them, labeled pH1, has become beer famous. Limbach thought the barrel, one of the first in New Belgium's collection, had been lost when it disappeared in 2003.

From 'Mod Squad Joe' to city hall, Joe Ganem says he's got the most experience to fill Gonzalez's seat "I know those issues. These are not things that I studied in a book or prepared to talk to you about-I've lived a lifetime of them." Ganem describes his decision to run for the District 1 council seat as one made out of urgency. He had gotten home from the first candidate forum in August frankly unimpressed with the panel of candidates before him.

This Oktoberfest, reach for a pint of homebrew… and be surprised Because the 26th annual rendition of the event will feature 120 gallons of different homebrewed beers. Many brewers will attest that homemade beer is the best. It is often made in the spirit of experimentation, without concerns over marketability or public appeal.

20% Off Grains by the Pound AND stacking free shipping with qualifying order As of this posting, Adventures in Homebrewing is discount 1 lb and 1 ounce hop offerings by 20% as a DYO - Design Your Own - sale. No coupon code is needed. Check AIH for current selection, price and availability. 20% Off Grain - 20% Off Hops. Get Free Shipping!

Tickets on sale for Rancho BEERnardo Festival A homebrewing competition has been added to the eighth annual Rancho BEERnardo Festival, where beer lovers will have the opportunity to sample a multitude of beverages in Webb Park later this month. The event, expected by organizers to draw around 1,000 people, is co-sponsored by the Rancho Bernardo Sunrise Rotary Club and Urge Gastropub.

Women entrepreneurs lead WNC's exploding fermentation industry "We are known for growing our own gardens and for trying to eat natural foods." Carole Bowers, owner of Booda Kombucha, credits Asheville's thriving herbalism culture for supporting her fermentation businesses and others. She says she thinks women are drawn to fermentation from their innate nurturing tendencies.

Brewers Publications Presents Small Brewery Finance: Accounting Principles and Planning for the Craft Brewer Breweries in operation and nearly 2,000 more in the planning stage, Small Brewery Finance: Accounting Principles and Planning for the Craft Brewer, the newest release from Brewers Publications, is a requisite resource for brewery owners and entrepreneurs competing in today's market.

Using A Refractometer Using a refractometer is possibly the quickest and easiest way to check gravity throughout the brewing process. A refractometer is not as commonly used by homebrewers as a hydrometer but I find using one is much easier for quick readings so this article is an explainer on how to use a refractometer.

Guide: Path to the BJCP certifications A guide for you to be prepared for taking the BJCP Beer Judge exams. What to expect and what to study. The best resource!

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