All posts tagged homebrewing

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 and though it looks a bit […]

midwest supplies homebrew kit

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 ...


Bru opens for business

December 31, 2012, 1 Comment

After a year and a half of planning and construction, the anticipated brew-on-premise business Bru opened its Short North doors to the public yesterda ...

wet hops

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 t ...

  • Creative Commons Photo Credit: Fimb
    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 […]

  • hard-cider
    Making your own hard cider
    August 22, 2011, 9 Comments

    As fall fast approaches, many homebrewers begin thinking about brewing up a batch of hard cider. In addition to being a crisp, refreshing beverage that brings forth images of fall […]

  • Creative Commons Photo Credit: Another Pint Please
    August 15, 2011, 1 Comment

    In addition to the base malt and specialty grains that go into the production of a batch of beer, the brewer also has the option of adding adjuncts. ¬†Adjuncts are […]

  • Caramel malt
    Specialty grains
    June 24, 2011, No comments

    In addition to the variety of base grains that provide the majority of fermentable sugars, brewers can use a wide variety of specialty grains to add flavor and color to […]