How to make a Key Lime Wit beer

If you’re paying attention at all to the beer world you’ve probably heard the lawsuit InBev and Labatts has brought against Ontario-based Brick Brewing for copyright infringement.  Here’s how Brick Brewing has allegedly infringed on InBev’s...

How to connect multiple kegs to one CO2 tank

A reader from Chapel Hill Homebrew asked, “What additional equipment is required to run multiple kegs off of a single CO2 tank?” Use a gas distributor The easiest way to add more kegs to one CO2 tank is to add additional gas lines via a gas distributor. ...

What do you need to start kegging beer?

You need a keg to keg beer Obviously when you want to keg beer, you’ll need a keg.  The best type of keg for homebrewers is the old Pepsi style 5 gallon kegs.  They are also referred to as Cornelius kegs (after one of the manufacturers) or Corny keg.  I’m...

My Big Brew Day

Since 1988, the United States has recognized May 7th as National Homebrew Day.  Big Brew Day is the day homebrewers get together to make beer and celebrate National Homebrew Day.  It is an annual event held on the first Saturday of May.  I decided to start making it...
What do you really need to start brewing beer?

What do you really need to start brewing beer?

There are several ways to make beer, each with their own list of equipment requirements.  You’ll need less equipment if you’re making an extract beer than you would if you were making an all-grain beer.  But what is the minimum you will need? The goal here...