Articles from July 2016


Why Beer is Not Good For You

Originally posted July 27, 2016 on The Homebrew Academy | Don’t let this title fool you – no one is telling you that you can’t drink beer. This is an interesting article discussing the facts surrounding the different “beer is good for you” news headlines we often hear about!

Don’t Compare Yourself to Professional Brewers

Originaly posted July 25, 2016 on Beer Simple | Josh provides some good insights on the history of homebrew adaptaion from the “Big Boys” and why that may not be the best, or in his case simplest, way to make beer at home

The Current State of Homebrewing

Originally posted o nJuly 28, 2016 on Brulosophy | Brulosophy team gives their input on the current state of homebrewing as well as receiving Gary Glass’s take!

Trying to Clone Hill Farmstead Marlene – DIPA

Originally posted July 25, 2016 on Brew Beer Blog | Hill Farmstead is known for some great beers, the problem is they are somewhat hard to get your hands on unless you visit the farm in Vermont.  See one brewer’s take on Marlene, Hill Farmstead’s double IPA

How to Make Kombucha

Originally posted July 24, 2016 on Cultures for Health | Kombucha, or fermented tea, can be a very refreshing and healthy drink.  This is a great guide that will get you from scoby to tummy in no-time!

How to Make a Great Maibock

Originally posted July 24, 2016 on Beer and Brewing | Ah, the “May Bock” beer, but why are we talking about this in July? Josh points out why he prefers maibock in the fall and why NOW is the time to brew one.  Find out how to make it great!

Dry or Liquid Malt Extract

Originally posted July 22, 2016 on EC Kraus | What are the differences between dry and liquid malt extract? Is one better for a certain purpose? Find out in this article

How Long Should You Boil Your Wort?

Originally posted July 20, 2016 on Homebrew Supply | This article goes over the different boil times homebrewers use to achieve the best results. Whether you are looking for hop aroma ales or crisp lagers this boiling post should have something for you.

Old World Saison Recipes

Originally posted July 24, 2016 on Brown and Bitter | Read Amos thoughts of 5 different saison’s and/or bier de gardes!

IPA with Fruit

Originally posted July 22, 2016 on Homebrew Academy | Apricots and peaches provide and fruitiness to this IPA using 15% oats.