Everything Brewing

Electric Brewing -

Now you can turn any 5 to 15 gallon kettle into an Electric Brew Kettle simply and affordably. Electric Brew Kettles are great for indoor brewing, electric brew in a bag, and automating mash temperatures. They are quiet and efficient.  Simply set our E-Heat heating element in your kettle and just that easy you now have an Electric Brew Kettle that will work on standard household current. Add a controller, bag, and false bottom and turn your electric brew kettle into an Electric Brew in a Bag System.  E-Heat Electric Brewing Element E-Heat Electric Brewing Element plus Controller E-Heat Electric...

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All Grain Brewing -

All Grain Brewing This is what a full mash tun looks like! What is All Grain Brewing? All grain brewing is making wort (unfermented beer) from grain without the use of extracts. It’s the way the pros do it and beer has been made from all grain for many centuries. What are the Pros and Cons of All Grain Brewing? Pros: Total control over the fermentability of the wort. We will go over why later in this article. Wide range of choices for base malts giving you more control over the desired outcome. More consistent color. Ability to brew any...

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Brew in a Bag -

A question I get from Brew in a Bag brewers a lot is do I have Brew in a Bag Recipes? Brew in a Bag Brewing is All Grain Brewing and Brew in a Bag Recipes are All Grain Recipes. There is no difference. If you take a look at our Brew in a Bag Recipe Kits the only adjustment made for the brew in a bag recipes is the water volume. Other than water volume, the recipes are exactly the same.  Take a look at our Brew in a Bag Recipes All Grain Brewing Kits. Every kit has a printable...

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Yeast Starter -

Yeast starters are a great way to make sure you pitch plenty of healthy, vital yeast ready to do what they do best! I have made hundreds of starters and this is my favorite Yeast Starter Calculator. FYI, I use the K. Troester Stir Plate Calculation.  Yeast Calculator

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Fermentation -

Properly fermenting beer is the pathway to great homebrew.  Working in a homebrew store, many of our customers will tell us that they brewed a beer and it is just ok, or it's a little funky, or there is this flavor that's not supposed to be there. And then the inevitable question, what do I need to do to brew better beer?  In virtually every case after questioning the customer about process, it is determined that the issue is most likely a fermentation issue.  Sometimes new homebrewers get caught up in having a great kit, or a great recipe, the...

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