• Why We Brew Smaller

      Most of our recipes are for 2½ gallons of beer, which makes approximately twenty-four 12-ounce bottles or twelve 22-ounce bottles. Why such a small batch? We started out making 5 gallons, which is what most people do when they start because most of the recipes out there are for 5 gallons. But...

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    • Brewing - How It's Done

      Your recipe will give you step-by-step directions, but here we give the basic bare-bones steps for making beer, in order of when they are done and our honest feelings about them. If only life could be this easy.

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    • Bake it: Controversial Pumpkin Cheesecake with Spent Grain Crust Recipe

      Wondering what to do with your spent grains left over from making your homebrew?  Here's a great recipe to incorporate spent grains into a delicious rustic pie crust. Pair it with our Controversial Pumpkin Ale and you're in business.

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    • Measuring Made Easy - The Dipstick Trick

      Late one night at the hazy end of our homebrew club’s annual holiday party after many samples of homebrew, we were feeling free enough to share what we each hated about homebrewing. "Measuring" was our loud, slightly slurred, complaint. To which a brewing genius replied, “Why don’t you just use a dipstick?”
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