Category Archives: Food and drink

Mastering the Art of Bottle Conditioning

Bottling catches a lot of flack, especially from the die-hard keggers out there. Sure, preparing and filling a few cases of bottles is more labor-intensive than racking to a single keg, but packaging homebrew in bottles also has its benefits. For … Continue reading

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Light Roast vs. Dark Roast Coffee: Which Packs More Health Perks?

Both contain antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, but one brew takes the win, says a new study. Coffee fanatics already know that their beverage of choice is rich in antioxidants, which may explain many of the health benefits associated with a regular … Continue reading

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How to Make a Heat Stick

Use and make at your own risk. Only use with a GFI outlet otherwise you could die! You can use a different wattage hot water heater element depending on the amperage of the circuit you are using it on. If … Continue reading

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DIY: Kettle Etching

While it is possible to brew without the simplest of measurements, a key to repeatable recipes is measuring your ingredients. Your grain and hops may come pre-measured, but you still need to know how much water you’re using and how … Continue reading

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Beer — how it is made by corporations

Secrets Of Beer Exposed Алекс Джонс: Из чего делают пиво? foodbabe.com/beer

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Домашний сыр

Домашний сыр. Ингредиенты: 1 литр молока 1 ст.л.соли 200-300 г. сметаны 3 яйца Приготовление: Молоко ставим кипятить, посолив его. В это время взбиваем сметану с яйцами. Как молоко закипит, добавляете сметанную смесь и помешивая кипятите около 5 мин. как только … Continue reading

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6 Home Coffee Roasting Methods Tested

There was a time in America when if you wanted coffee, you had to roast it yourself. The now-ubiquitous brown coffee bean used to ship to general stores green, with housewives usually roasting at home with a frying pan or … Continue reading

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6 Common Homebrew Myths with Denny Conn

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness… Although Charles Dickens was talking about the French Revolution when he wrote those words, you’d almost … Continue reading

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Boil Hops, Not Extract

Working in a retail home beer and wine supply shop gives me the opportunity to talk to thousands of homebrewers and listen to their stories, both good and bad, about their brewing experiments. Extract brewers sometimes ask me, “Why is … Continue reading

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Sour Beer Do’s and Dont’s

Few things get a beer geek ready to talk your ear off than name-dropping a sour beer or two. Sour beers are more of a distinct continent on Planet Beer than a style as there are many styles of sour … Continue reading

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