Mead vs. Beer: What’s The Difference?

Mead vs. Beer

Mead, or the “nectar of the gods,” as the Ancient Greeks used to call it, has seen a huge rise in popularity over the last few years. Just take a look at the beer and wine aisles of your local hypermarket and you’ll notice the ever-growing mead section. But is it a beer or a … Read more

How to Make a Piezoelectric Igniter

How To Make A Piezoelectric Igniter

If you’re a fan of spud guns, fireworks, or just like sparking stuff up, you’ll find this read useful. Whatever your reason, you’ll want more information on how to make a piezoelectric igniter because they’re the most reliable (and most scientific) way to spark electricity. Sure, this may seem like a stretch, but it’s also … Read more

How Many Beers Are in a Mini Keg?

How Many Beers Are In A Mini Keg

There is nothing quite as frustrating for beer lovers as buying a keg only to find out there isn’t enough beer to satisfy your needs. Conversely, buying too large a keg means you have leftover beer that you don’t know what to do with and that allows your draft beer to go flat in a … Read more

Rye Malt vs. Flaked Rye

Rye Malt vs. Flaked Rye

Rye is used in many drinks and foods to improve flavor or give a noticeable punch. People make rye bread to create a unique flavor. They can also do the same with beers of all types. While rye isn’t used for most beer, it is prevalent in some particular types.  However, homebrewers are experimenting with … Read more

Whirfloc

Whirfloc

Don’t be fooled; Whirlfloc isn’t the latest trendy swear word making its rounds on TikTok. However, I can guarantee that you’ll be surprised to learn how important it is to your social life. Chances are, if you’re researching Whirlfloc, you’re already into home brewing, or you’re like me and have an insatiable appetite for learning. … Read more

The 13 Best Beer Faucet Options For Homebrewers

Best Beer Faucet

Let’s take a solid moment to appreciate the technology of beer faucets—without them, we would not be able to pour our homebrews properly and enjoy the delicious flavor! But homebrewers commonly oversimplify this critical aspect of homebrewing. Even though a standard beer faucet pours out your pint of beer, there is more to them than … Read more

How To Make Wheat Beer

How To Make Wheat Beer

Wheat, it’s not just for bread! With flavors ranging from bread crust to an almost citrusy tart taste, wheat malt can be one of the brewer’s most versatile tools. This article will provide you with some information, insights, and recipes on four of the most popular styles of wheat beer that you can brew at … Read more

Batch Sparging

Batch Sparging

Whether you’ve been home-brewing for a while or you’ve just picked it up as a new hobby, you’ve probably noticed that brewing terms tend to take simple processes and make them sound complicated. Batch sparging may sound sophisticated, but there’s no need to feel intimidated. Let’s go over what it is and how you can … Read more

How Long Is Moonshine Good For?

How Long Is Moonshine Good For

Whether you’re making it yourself, purchasing it, or even receiving it as a gift, drinking moonshine can be the perfect way to unwind after a long day  – but if you’re rummaging around in your pantry and find an old bottle, should you be worried that it’s expired? How long does this alcoholic beverage stay … Read more

How To Use An Auto Siphon

How To Use An Auto Siphon

I remember when I first entered the home brewing realm. I was so excited yet clueless, and it seemed like an impossible task.  I soon learned of the siphoning process, which was admittedly challenging. And, thankfully, I soon found out about an auto-siphon that eased the entire process. Hopefully, it will help you out as … Read more