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 [...]
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 [...]
Have you ever thought about brewing wine or beer? It’s not as difficult as it seems. In fact, if you have the basic ingredients, it’s fairly easy. Once you become more familiar with the process, you can even experiment with different spices and herbs. Brewing spices are elements you can add to wine, beer or cocktails that really kick things up a notch. Below we have provided 6 mulling spices that will really shake things up. 6 Spices and Herbs for your Brewing Repertoire Coriander and Sea Salt Coriander and sea salt have been staples in beer-making for a long time. [...]
When it comes to food, you want to be able to pair it with the perfect beverage. This may include wine or mixed drinks but one thing is for certain, there is almost always a great beer to pair it with. If you are working out your latest menu for friends and family, take a look at these ideal beer and food pairings that will be sure to wow your guests. Ale This is the perfect beer for burgers buffalo wings, and international food that is extremely flavorful. Think about your typical "beer food" and you will find the ale to [...]
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.