Homebrew Beer Using an Extract Kit

Homebrew Beer Using an Extract Kit

In honor of this world-wide “drink a beer day” today (September 28th 2015), I am documenting an extract kit that I brewed Sunday, September 27th, 2015. For those of you new to homebrewing, most home brewers brew using one of 2 methods; All Grain, where you start with a bag of milled grain and water, or an Extract Kit, where the grain has already been processed and you start with water and Dry Malt Extract (DME) and/or Liquid Malt Extract (LME). I have had an extract kit in my cabinet since April of this year, so it was finally time to pull it out and brew it. Read more

MegaPot 1.2 Review

MegaPot 1.2 Review

Cold BrewBrewing beer has been a passion of mine for a few years now. Well, good beer in general is of interest to me! I grew up in the Midwest drinking Miller-Bud-Coors and I thought that is how beer was supposed to taste. Then, at the old age of 35, I moved from Central Illinois to South Texas. Maybe it was the dramatic change of life, but I discovered so many things that I never sought out living up north. Read more