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Is your thermometer lying to you?

Really thermometer? I thought I could trust you… but no. You lied to me when I depended on you the most. As most off you know, temperature is so important in homebrewing. Whether you’re mashing, steeping grains or fermenting, being … Continue reading

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Gift Guide: Brewing Spices

Malt and spice and everything nice! That’s what great beers are made of, right? Well that’s how I remember it, at least… If you’re looking to “spice up” brew day for the homebrewer in your life, look no further than … Continue reading

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The Bull City Homebrew Holiday Gift Guide

“Awww, an electric banana peeler, it’s just what I wanted!” Yes, the holidays are here! It’s time to set up decorations, bake cookies, and exchange junk we don’t need to show our close friends and family how much we love … Continue reading

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Best practices for cleaning beer and wine bottles

Cleaning beer and wine bottles is not fun.  In fact, it’s the #1 reason many people make the switch to kegging.  For most people though, it’s a fact of life… the bottles must be cleaned. Not just cleaned, cleaned thoroughly … Continue reading

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Introducing the Monster Mill

We would like to introduce you to one of our latest additions to Bull City Homebrew… the Monster Mill.  One of our top priorities at the store is having the best grains for the lowest prices in the area.  The … Continue reading

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Making water into Wine Bull City Style

Thursday, May 5, 2011 This is how to make a wine using the kit. Even though we all follow the same directions, I suspect that there are still idiosyncratic methods that develop over time. The first time we tried to … Continue reading

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Beer steins: Not just for decoration

There are some things that enhance the flavor of beer without actually changing the flavor of it at all. The one we’re most familiar with is the flavor of beer you’ve made yourself. I know I’ve had some so-so batches … Continue reading

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