The what of this process is simple . . . add sugar to sweeten up your alcoholic beverage. It can be any type: Beer, cider, mead, or even wine. We have a
Find 10 tips written for the new homebrewer, but should be tips followed by ALL brewers.
Be sure you understand some of the basics to keeping your equipment properly cleaned and sanitized.
Collectively we call it the trub, but generally the gunk that lands at the bottom of your brew kettle at the end of the day can be broken down into three distinct
Extract-based recipes were at one time the most popular format of homebrew recipes. If you're having trouble finding some basics of crafting your own extract-based recipe, we've got pointers.
. . . luckily for us, alcohol is lethally toxic to the vast majority of microorganisms found in our world.
Here at Brew Your Own magazine, we field a lot of questions that revolve around the husks of brewing grains. Grain husks serve a very specific purpose for many all-grain brewers and
Learn the basic terms and lingo of brewing water.
The popularity of all-grain brewing has surged in recent years. In this column I’m going to step outside the norm for Beginner’s Block and talk more to the advanced brewers about simplifying
Learn some of the basic terminology and jargon that surround hops and hopping.
At its core, lautering is a three-step process at the end of a brewer’s mash, which separates out the sugary wort from the spent (used) grains. The word originates in the German
There are plenty of technical terms that surround the cereal grains that we brewers use as a source of sugar to make beer. Understanding the brewing jargon used when talking about malt can be very helpful.