Welcome to Fermentarium!

Fermentarium is your one place for everything interesting about alcohol, predominantly beer and wine.

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Inside Fermentarium

All new weekly videos covering homebrewing, industry, and beer & wine lifestyle!

Home brewing

Brewing your own beer is an awesome feeling! These articles share home brewing tips, tricks, and new recipes.

Industry News

Want to know what the industry brewers are up to? Keep up to date with the fast paced changes in the beer and wine industry.

Hands on reviews!

Save yourself the headaches of getting bad equipment. These articles will help you decide what beers, and home brewing tools are worth it.


Crazy stuff happens when you add alcohol. These stories and anything else I can think of are shared here!


Beer and wine shouldn’t be simply a beverage. Wine in a park, or a celebration at a pub, it’s part of a moment we all share together.

I want to be your new beer buddy!

Hi, I’m DJ Spiess, and I run Fermentarium. I’ve been homebrewing since college, which was way too long ago. On Fermentarium I want to share my recipes, homebrewing tips, thoughts on industry trends, and just enjoying life with beer and good friends, old and new!

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Let's get in touch!

If you have questions, story ideas, or just want to get in touch with a long lost beer friend, I’d love to hear from you!

Say Hi to DJ!