How to Brew in a Bag: The biab method

Learning how to brew in a bag leaves you with a cost-effective way to experience all-grain brewing. High-quality, craft beer is yours with about as much effort as steeping a bag of tea. It’s that easy! If you want to brew beer at home without much fuss, the brew in a bag (BIAB) method is … Read more

History of Moonshine and Prohibition in America

During the prohibition era in the United States, which began in 1920 after the Volstead Act went into effect following the ratification of the 18th amendment, moonshine became a staple of the underground drinking culture that sprang up to avoid the ban on alcohol. Moonshine has a rich and interesting history in America which precedes … Read more

Mead Facts: Alcohol Content, Taste, and What Is Mead?

Have you ever wondered what ancient Chinese emperors, Irish peasants, Vikings, and Greek philosophers have in common? They all enjoyed drinking mead.  Mead is one of the earliest alcoholic drinks, with a history that stretches back thousands of years. It is a delicate drink with a sweet flavor profile that includes a strong honey taste. … Read more

Difference Between Dark Beer and Light Beer

When five o’clock rolls around after a long, hard day of work, nothing sounds quite as good as heading home and cracking open a cold one. After all, you’ve earned it.  But when you get to your fridge, which do you reach for: a pale ale or a stout? Do you even know what those … Read more

15 Fun Bourbon Facts To Wow Your Bar Companions

Anyone can order a bourbon at a bar, but few can tell you much about it. You might know that bourbon is a type of whiskey. Maybe you have vague visions of Kentucky bluegrass when you hear the name.  But you probably haven’t heard much more about this all-American spirit, and that’s a shame. Everyone, … Read more