Category Archives for "Brewing"
We don’t generally think of beer as being part of a healthy lifestyle , but there is actually a long tradition of beer brewed with herbs being used as medicine. In fact prior to the abomination known as the Reinheitsgebot or Bavarian Purity Law that beer stopped being brewed with herbs and became strictly a hop infused […]Continue reading
In most jurisdictions it is illegal to sell your homebrew beer. In the US an individual is not allowed to have more than 100 gallons in their house at any given time, if there are two or more adults in the house the total amount of home brewed beer cannot exceed 200 gallons. Most home […]Continue reading
When one speaks of home brewing the first thing that comes to mind is beer, but this ignores a whole other world of brewing that should not be forgotten. Mead making has been around at least as long as beer brewing and likely longer, no one really knows for sure. It is quite easy to […]Continue reading
I’ve seen a lot of homebrew systems in my travels but this one actually made me extremely jealous. Fermentation temperature control to within a tenth of a degree!? What more do I need to say? Brew Pi: The Future of Homebrew Fermentation This Pimp My System project was submitted by AHA member Chris Allen. Calling […]Continue reading
Most people when asked about Italian beer simply reply “Moretti”. This is a huge disservice to the burgeoning Italian craft beer scene. The Italians have in a short time come up with their own unique styles and taken food pairing to new levels. This is to be expected considering the famed Italian obsession with fine food. In […]Continue reading
Meet Hank the Beer Tank. No it’s not a new Will Ferrell character. Hank is a mobile kegerator that allows you to bring 55 12 oz glasses of your favorite brew with you anywhere you go. Hank’s specs Accomodates 1/6 bbl keg (55 twelve ounce pours) Can be run off any power source (12-24AC; 120-240DC) […]Continue reading
This is an idea that I’ve often thought about. Having a brewing holiday. Apparently I’m not the first to think of such a thing. In the land Down Under they actually have such a place. This is my dream business. I’m not sure I’m ready to move to Australia though. Queensland’s only combined brewery, lounge […]Continue reading