The Beer Borg archive
Tag: impression

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.

January 28, 2014

A Brewing Epiphany

by FedoraDave
Categories: Brewing, subjective
Tags: , , ,
Comments: Comments Off

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.

January 10, 2013

Review: BrewDemon Conical Fermenter (3 gallon)

by LouieMacGoo
Categories: BrewDemon, Brewing, News, Review
Tags: , , , , ,
Comments: Comments Off

I was finally able to get one of these new 2 3 gallon conical fermenters that BrewDemon is producing. There has been a lot of speculation and anticipation from much of the home brew community, at least the ones that I frequent about this new fermenter. There seems to be a lot of questions and hopefully I will be able to answer most of them here! Does Size Really Matter? One of the first thing I noticed about this thing was it’s size! It really seemed to be quite a bit larger then the Mr. Beer LBK, and there is a […]

January 6, 2013

A Closer Look At BrewDemon

by LouieMacGoo
Categories: BrewDemon, guide, impression, Mr. Beer, Review
Tags: , , , , , ,
Comments: Comments Off

After many months of delays for a variety of reasons BrewDemon finally launched it’s product line on December 11th and started accepting orders! This is a bigger deal then you might think since they are basically re-introducing the beloved malts that were abandoned by Mr. Beer when Australia based Coopers bought out the company. The BrewDemon Malts are produced by Maltexo in New Zealand and are for the most part the same as what was once offered by Mr. Beer. There are however a few changes that make these products unique to The Demon Brewing Company. The obvious change of […]

October 13, 2012

Beer Tasting – A quick guide!

by LouieMacGoo
Categories: flavor, guide, how-to
Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Comments: Comments Off

For a lot of new homebrewers making their own beer is really the first time that they have ever really thought about the actual taste of beer. When I started I had very little idea where the different flavors were coming from. What is a hoppy taste? What is a malty taste? Why do some beer have the  flavor and smell of pine needles while others were fruity, flowery or citrusy tasting? It really was an eye opener to me when I discovered that different hops, malts and yeasts could impact the flavor of a beer so much and that […]