How to Keg Homebrew For Newbies

If you’ve been bottling for a while then you know what a pain in the butt it is and are ready to learn how to keg your homebrew. Probably the hardest thing when starting to keg is knowing what equipment you need to buy, especially if you’ve never kegged before! Luckily, setting everything up is pretty easy once you have the right gear, and after that, you just need to learn how to start serving your beer like a true cicerone.

What’s The Best Magazine For Homebewers?

I went a bit nuts in the past few months and subscribed to 5 different beer mags. I honestly had no idea which one was going to be the best magazine for homebrewers, and I needed some content ideas for my blog, so got a 3 year subscription to all of them. I’ve been receiving them for about 4 months now, and it’s pretty obvious to me which ones I prefer, although each has its own merits.

Belgian Beer Glasses – A Collectors Heaven Or Hell?

It seems to me that there are just as many types of Belgian beer glasses as there are Belgian beers. I sat down to write this post I thought I bought a Belgian tulip I was psyched about, and thought I could write a quite post about a few of the styles of glasses I had seen over the years. I was wrong.

Whole Cone Hops + Hop Pellets + Hop Extract…What’s The Difference?

One of the choices that a homebrewer must make is whether they choose to use fresh hops or hop pellets. Both approaches are effective for brewing beer, but they have some key differences that you should understand before using one or the other.

Do You Really Need A 5000 ml Erlenmeyer Flask?

With Black Friday just behind us, I’ve got a lot of new brewing toys that I want to write about. One of the things I purchased online this year was a 5000 ml Erlenmeyer Flask. The funny thing is, when I bought my first yeast starter kit, they included a 500 (two zeros) ml flask. What the big difference? Does anyone really need to make a 5 liter yeast starter?