Category Archives: Beer Making

Everything about making home brewed beer

New Packaging from White Labs

I really like White Labs new packaging! The vials were awkward and sometimes could build pressure and fizz up when opened creating a nice yeasty mess. These packages do not build up CO2 so there is no fear of spilling yeast…..or … Continue reading

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Wyeast vs White Labs: Why we’re switching sides.

We have been a Wyeast shop since the beginning. I really like Wyeast. But with all things there comes a time for change. White Labs is opening a facility in Asheville and that means we can get yeast from them … Continue reading

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Too busy to brew? Brew at work!

I have been really busy lately. The day to day running of the store takes up a lot of time. Generally on my day off I have chores that take precedence over brewing. Hows that for irony? I manage a … Continue reading

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The importance of naming your homebrew

I recently discovered this gem on the internet… a guide to finding your “Real Ale Name”. Or it could be used to name your next homebrew. So let’s see, I have V, S, June and H. That produces: Clogger’s Smooth Cock Dodger Alright, … Continue reading

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Smells Like Brew Day

I used to do a lot of black and white phoptography. For over 15 years, I would soak physical film and photo paper in chemicals and produce negatives and prints. It was monotonous and routine, and at the same time … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Yeast

Yeast can be such a confusing thing, and it’s so crucial to the success of your beer, I felt it was important to get a few things straight. In golf, they have a saying , “You drive for show and putt for … Continue reading

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T-shirts Are In… Pay No Sales Tax in 2015!

Bull City Homebrew has a tradition of t-shirts that save you money. They do more than make you look like like a rock star… whenever you wear it to the store, we’ll pay your sales tax for all of 2015. … Continue reading

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