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Tag: Brew

June 23, 2016

Steve’s Summer Wheat

by LouieMacGoo
Categories: All Grain, Recipes
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… sure to become a summertime favorite with it’s bright, crisp and citrusy favor and coming in at just 4.2% ABV this is a great session beer for a lazy summer afternoon sitting by the pool and I bet you that you can’t drink just one.



June 16, 2016

North Port Pilsner

by LouieMacGoo
Categories: All Grain, Brewing, Recipes
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This Pilsner recipe from Steve is no exception a bronze medal winner at the 2014 Ohio Brew Week homebrew competition it is clean crisp and goes down smooth. If you’ve been looking for a good solid recipe to impress your family and friends this one will do the trick.



October 14, 2015

Not Just Another Homebrew Book

by LouieMacGoo
Categories: beer tasting, Brewing, easy, how-to, Partial Grain, Review, subjective
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It seem like every time I look there is another home brew book available explaining how to brew beer. Many of these books are simply a re-hash of the many brewing styles and methods that home brewers can use to create our favorite alcoholic beverages. Granted it’s hard to really find new content to write a home brew book about and keep it fresh when the basic process for brewing has remained the same for centuries.



July 5, 2015

BrewDemon Big Demon Conical Fermenter – First Impressions

The first thing you notice about the new fermenter is that it looks an awful lot like it’s little brother the Little Demon fermenter. The shape, clean lines and 3 legged stand were obviously made to mimic the smaller 3 gallon fermenter.



April 4, 2015

BrewDemon’s Big Demon is almost here

by LouieMacGoo
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Ever since BrewDemon started just over 2 years ago they have been trying to push the envelope when it comes to small batch extract brewing, with the introduction of the 2.5 gallon Little Demon conical fermenter which gave small batch a more professional look and feel over the “Little Brown Keg” that many people perceived as a “toy” and “not really a home brewery system”. BrewDemon’s contributions to small batch brewing has influenced changes across the industry including it’s nearest competitor Mr. Beer. has actually introduced a new form factor for it’s 2 gallon fermenters that it sells as an […]



October 6, 2014

So, you want to start brewing your own beer?

by LouieMacGoo
Categories: BrewDemon, Brewing, Mr. Beer
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For years I had always thought about how cool it would be to brew my own beer. To be able to reach into the refrigerator and grab a bottle of beer hand it to a friend or relative and say, “try this, I made it” and watch their faces as they take the first sips of the wonderful elixir that I created. But I always seemed to have something else to do, I was always “too busy” working or raising my family to get into brewing! The fact was I was afraid to start something that was either too complicated and/or too expensive and have it turn out like crap. Ahh, if I only knew then what I know now I could have been brewing beer and enjoying the hobby of brewing a lot sooner.



January 28, 2014

A Brewing Epiphany

by FedoraDave
Categories: Brewing, subjective
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So Beer Happens, the same way a beautiful sunrise or a flock of geese flying overhead happen. It’s part of the wonder and mystery of nature. No wonder the ancients assigned a deity to it.