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25 Best Breweries in Cincinnati

Settled in 1798 and located in the southwest corner of Ohio, Cincinnati is best known for its chili. In fact, Cincinnati has...

25 Of The Best Breweries In Massachusetts

From large breweries that distribute nationwide to small microbreweries that offer a one of a kind experience, we've put together our picks...

35 Best Breweries In Minneapolis

Minneapolis is an amazing city with a surprising number of amazing breweries. We've put together our picks for...

How to Calculate Beer Line Length

Today I’m going to talk about matching your line length and pressure on your home brewed keg. Trying to get your keg to pour...

10 Home Brewing Setups That Will Make You Crazy Jealous

Want to Build Your Dream Home Brew Setup? Once a person gets invested in this hobby, it’s not long before the gear lust kicks in....

50 Ways to Make Brewing Beer at Home Even More Awesome

Home brewing beer is an increasingly popular past-time. From red ales to lagers to porters, brewing your own beer is more than a tasty...

10 Easy Home Brewing Recipes Perfect For Beginners

The humble beginnings of home brewing involved malt extract that was usually pre-hopped and a dry package of yeast (often bread yeast). As you...

Cool New Homebrewing Gear For 2016

Counter Pressure Bottle Filler The Williams Warn Counter Pressure Bottle Filler is the perfect addition to any serious home brewers arsenal. This filler allows...

All Grain Vanilla Porter

This is a beer I have brewed once and it’s pretty dang good. This porter is rich, dark and creamy if brewed right. It’s...

Kali’s Backyard Tavern

I love going out to a craft beer bar and having a couple pints of delicious beer on draft. Maybe shooting some pool and...

Make Everyday Smell Like Brew Day With Brew Candles

If This Is A Dream Don't Wake Me Up! Back in 2014 Maxwell Arndt launched a Kickstarter campaign to make brewery scented candles, basically candles...

Imperial Raspberry IPA Recipe

Imperial Raspberry IPA This beer is pretty experimental for me because I haven’t seen a lot of similar beers on the market and I...

Beer Myths for Dummies

I recently saw this awesome infographic from Karl Strauss Brewing Co. while browsing the webs and thought this would be a run share with...

Homebrewer Of The Month: Sean Besser Hank

A while ago I had the pleasure of meeting Sean Besser Hank, a homebrewer here in the Minneapolis area. He allowed me to come...

Award Winning Blackberry Wheat Recipe

This amazing recipe is from our Homebrewer of the Month, Sean Besser Hank. Read his complete interview and give him a huge thanks for...

Latest Articles

Beer Making & Note Taking

Remember that awesome beer you made, like, eight months ago? Man it was good. It had everything; perfect balance between a mellow maltiness...

Did I Kill My Beer?

There are a number of pitfalls that can plague any brewer. Anything from a stalled fermentation to a stuck sparge to a shattered carboy...

Why Is My Beer Cloudy?

I have brewed many beers, and every once and a while one would be just a little cloudy. It never bothered me much because...

First Wort Hopping

I'm going to talk about a more uncommon form of hop addition, first wort hopping or FWH as you might see it referenced as. There...

Brewing Clubs: Be A Part of the Brewing Community

I’ll start today’s post with a little insight into my brewing life; for the past four years I have been the president...

The Importance of Boiling

To some this article is trivial because you already boil your wort. But there may be some things that you did not know...

Citra Hops

Citra hops are one of the most popular hops out there right now and is personally my favorite hop to brew with. It is...

Spent Grain Dog Treats

Do you ever wonder what a good way to use all of those spent grains. Mostly I have just tossed them out because I...

Wonders of Mead

Have you ever had a day where you were tired of beer? Me neither, but there have been times where I would have loved...