April 14, 2021
Why you should trim away the excess material on your hop sack?
This is one step in our instructions that we really do not explain, we tell you to trim away and access material on your hopsack, but what is the reason for that?
Alright, that is it! If I had a dollar for every time, I was asked about making NA homebrew, I could buy a lot of commercial NA beer! Seriously though, it comes up ALL THE TIME, so I thought, “ya know what? Let’s just go ahead and oblige these fine people, already.” So here we stand; you excited? Don’t answer that or do if the answer is “yes”. Moving right along… heh, heh, heh.
What you may not know is that most NA beer starts as “regular” beer containing alcohol. That means that your a
The process of making beer is very straightforward. I think what can be intimidating is if you have been to any brewery and seen the giant tanks and houses and stuff going everywhere, but when you understand the process it is very simple, especially with Mr. Beer.
The 3 basic steps for homebrewing are prepare, brew, and bottle. I’ll break down each one of these in detail below.
Step 1- Prepare
This step refers to gathering all of your brewing equipment and ingredients t
How to use a bottling wand & what are the benefits of using one?
The bottling wand is a very useful tool. We often get asked how to use it and is it required to use it. It is not required to be used in the bottling process, but it makes the process a whole lot easier.
Here we go again… I have decided to bring you yet another beer-bread recipe! To be fair, you asked for it! You might be saying “but Ashley, you already gave us the most spectacular trub bread recipe and we plan to canonize you for it…” Okay, okay, so you probably aren’t saying that “exactly” but who’s checking? Anyway, this truly is a BEER bread, as beer will be providing most of your wet volume in the recipe.
This BEER BREAD is hearty and flavorful so don’t expect it to be just like t