Monthly Archives: November 2012

Why kids love our homebrew store… the Treasure Box!

Oh, I can remember the look on my kids faces when I told them they needed to go to the homebrew store with me to pick up ingredients for brew day. It’s the same look my dog gives me when … Continue reading

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I want to give homebrewing as a gift, where do I start?

Giving the gift of homebrewing to someone who loves beer is a wonderful thing. Not only will that person be able to make fantastic beer in their kitchen, but they’ll begin to really understand the art of brewing by actually … Continue reading

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Gift Guide: Vinator Bottle Sanitizer and Bottle Tree

Cleaning bottles is one of the least fun parts of homebrewing, but if you’re bottling your beer, you’ve got to do it. One tool that’s made bottle cleaning and drying much easier is the Vinator Bottle Sanitizer and Bottle Tree. … Continue reading

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Gift Guide: The Alla Specific Gravity Combo Kit

Ahh, measuring the specific gravity of your homebrew… it’s the geeky sciencey way to ask, “So how drunk am I gonna get?” Or maybe it brings back old college memories of the “high-gravity malt liquor section of the beer isle” … Continue reading

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Gift Guide: CO2 Keg Charger

Sometimes you want to dispense your beer and not have to lug around your CO2 tank, regulator and hoses to do it. That’s where the CO2 Keg Charger comes in. It fits in your pocket and uses CO2 cartridges to … Continue reading

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Gift Guide: Extra-Large Funnels

Unless you have the aim of an elite sniper, you will need some type of very large funnel to pour anything into a carboy, the opening is just too small. Racking liquid into a carboy is easy… you can put … Continue reading

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Gift Guide: Star San Sanitizer

There are homebrewing things you’d love to have but aren’t necessary. Then there are homebrewing needs… the things you just can’t┬álive wothout. To us, Star San is one of those that fall into the “need” column. Sure, there are other … Continue reading

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