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February 7, 2014, No comments

As any IPA lover will tell you, the Humulus lupulus (the scientific name for hops) is where it’s at. This climbing plant produces flowers that brewers have been picking for centuries to […]

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Grove City Brewing Company offering homebrew classes

September 19, 2013, No comments

Grove City Brewing Company is not a brewery. (I don’t get it either.) What Grove City Brewing Company IS is a new workshop series focused on tea ...

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New Homebrew Supply Store: Buckeye BrewCraft

August 14, 2013, 1 Comment

Buckeye BrewCraft is the latest homebrew supply store to open in central Ohio, located in downtown Westerville. The shop sports an Ohio State theme an ...

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Midwest Supplies Homebrew Kit

June 4, 2013, 1 Comment

Back in December, Midwest Supplies offered to send us one of their pre-packaged homebrew kits to review. I chose Uncommon Honey Steam, a California l ...

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    Actual Brewing launches Actual Yeast
    October 3, 2012, 2 Comments

    Actual Brewing still hasn’t rolled out any actual beer for Columbus craft beer fans, but they’ve got one thing going: Actual Yeast. Actual is offering ready to pitch yeast for […]

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    Fresh (Wet) Hops
    July 20, 2012, No comments

    Since hops are a seasonal crop that is harvested in the fall, most hops used by homebrewers and commercial brewers have to undergo processing to dry them out and keep […]

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    December 5, 2011, 2 Comments

    In the last installment in the basic beer ingredients series, I’ll be talking about hops and what they bring to beer. Historically, ancient beers utilized a wide variety of herbs […]

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    Learn to Homebrew Day!
    November 1, 2011, 2 Comments

    This coming Saturday (November 5th) is Learn to Homebrew Day, during which people interested in learning to homebrew can meet up with experienced brewers to observe the process and ask […]