If you would like to get into the beer brewing hobby, but do not have room for bigger equipment, we have equipment and ingredient kits for one gallon batches! These kits are perfect to brew on your kitchen stove, and the fermenters are small enough to be kept on a counter, or somewhere out of sight. A one gallon batch of beer will give you approximately eleven, twelve ounce bottles, so you won’t have cases upon cases of beer stacking up, and can brew different flavors, more often! We recommend at least a two gallon pot (it [...]
Hi, I don't know about you, but during this time of unease and time off, I've been trying new recipes. On Facebook, a no rise beer bread recipe was being shared, and since I have flour and warm/room temperature beer on hand that I don't mind using for cooking/baking, I thought this was an easy enough recipe to try. I found this recipe and chose to use one of my 1634 Ale clones, which is a rye beer (if you want a recipe, let me know). The bread was delicious, easy, and definitely something I will make again in [...]
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 [...]
A brand new Island Mist kit flavor is being added to the permanent lineup of flavors, Mango Citrus! Mango Citrus is juicy ripe mango complemented with a bright citrus twist of grapefruit, orange, and lemon flavors. Perfectly refreshing, easy-drinking, and sure to become a year-round favorite. This delicious new kit will be arriving in March, just in time to get ready for Summer!
Are you looking to make a big splash with your next meal? Knowing which beer to pair with different food is a key skill for home cooks and professionals alike. Choosing the wrong beer and food pairings can drown out subtle flavors in your dish. It very well may ruin the hours you spent in the kitchen. Knowing which is the best beer for a meal brings out these flavors. It can even turn everyday food into a taste sensation. Whether you want to make a homebrew or just understand what should or shouldn't be served with an IPA, you can't be without this [...]