How to Ferment Beer

Recently, a friend came to watch me brew in Japan on my tiny minimalist BIAB (Brew in a Bag) system. She was instantly hooked and has since been asking me for more information on the brewing basics. In this article I will cover the process that every brewer learns first and yet remains one of the […]

Beer Yeast Starter Recipe for Homebrewers

A good fermentation plays a major part in the quality of your finished product, and a healthy, active yeast is key to a good fermentation. You want as little lag-time as possible between adding (‘pitching’) the yeast and the yeast becoming active. Using the right beer yeast starter recipe gets your yeast active and hungry, […]

Using the Igloo Cooler Mash Tun

Upping Your Game If you’ve been brewing with kit beers or extracts, or even all grain mashing using a Brew In A Bag system, you will soon be thinking about taking the step up to making your own all-grain brew house. While you can go for a large, multi-vessel brew house, a simple cooler can […]

How to Improve Kit Beer

How-To Guide and Galaxy Pale Ale Recipe Home brew kit beer doesn’t have to be looked down upon by experienced brewers and beer drinkers. In fact, many of the kit beers available are carefully developed recipes, produced by experienced breweries and condensed into cans for you to use with ease. Unfortunately, often times they are […]

The Simplest All Grain Brew System

Easy Setup, Minimum Equipment: Setting up a simple all-grain brew system without complicated equipment is much easier than you might think. Today, I’m going to share the most basic of the all-grain brewing systems: Brew in a Bag, also known as BIAB. If you’ve searched for ‘All Grain Brewing Instructions’ on the internet, you will […]

Homebrew Clone Beer Recipes

Where to Find the Best Clone Beer Recipes Finding a beer you love and trying to replicate the taste is not only a great deal of fun for the home brewer, it is also a valuable and necessary step to improving your skill and understanding of what goes into a winning beer. In this article […]