All posts tagged homebrewing

June 4, 2015, No comments

The Ohio State Fair Homebrew Competition celebrated its 20th year by judging 528 beers, meads and ciders brewed across the state from Ohio homebrewers and homebrewers from neighboring states who […]

Learn to Homebrew Day November 1

October 29, 2014, No comments

If you’ve always wanted to brew your own beer but didn’t know where to start, there’s no better time than this Saturday, November 1, ...

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 ...

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 yesterday. I stopped in to check out […]

  • 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 […]

  • Hop-tastic!
    December 5, 2011, No 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Adjuncts
    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 […]