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Avoiding Disaster When Fermenting

Recently, I almost found myself in a bit of a sticky situation, quite literally. A few weeks ago, I had brewed an imperial stout kit, and not twenty four hours later, the airlock was happily bubbling away. I didn’t think much of it, except I was glad that the yeast was doing its job. Well, the yeast was doing too good of a job, and beer started to infiltrate the airlock, which gave me flashbacks to a Belgian beer I had brewed months prior. The airlock of the Belgian beer got clogged, which made it so the carbon dioxide [...]

By |2020-03-07T12:19:24-05:00March 6th, 2020|Latest Articles|

BYOB (Brew Your Own Beer): How to Make Great Beer from a Brewing Kit

Beer is one of the oldest recorded recipes in the world. It was first written down around 4,000 years ago. If you're interested in this ancient hobby, you may be wondering where to start and what you need.  To help you get started, we've gathered some tips on how to brew your own beer using a kit. Keep reading to learn more about how to make the best homemade beer.

By |2019-06-19T23:17:59-04:00June 19th, 2019|Brewing Kits|

Wine-tastic Tips When Using a Wine Kit

Drinking wine dates back to the age of the Egyptians. Wine preservation was popular with religious groups, such as Christians and ancient Greeks, as far back as 4000 B.C.  If you are interested in experimenting with the wine making process yourself, tap into your inner vintner and create a special vintage all on your own with these 7 tips to remember when using a wine kit at home. 

By |2019-04-19T11:28:57-04:00April 19th, 2019|Wine Kits|

Guide to Sparkling Wines

From graduation celebrations to intimate gatherings, sparkling wine is a popular drink for a variety of occasions. But, with the many types to choose from, it can be difficult to pick just the perfect one. Just in time for the holidays, FTD has put together a guide to the most popular types of sparkling wine. They have included everything from the countries they originated in to the best types to gift them. They have even included suggested food pairings for the different types of dryness levels! Enjoy!

By |2019-04-18T21:39:42-04:00November 20th, 2017|Wine Kits|
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