Beer brewing and wine making supplies

Lancaster Iron Brewer 2014 Category Winners

Style Winners                                                  Flight one:    Light Lager/ Light Hybrid Beers  1          Michael Heider           50        Max’s Blondie Girl 2          Steven Landgren         55        Bob weiser 3          Rich Long                   124      Broken Mower Blonde                                                 Flight Two:   Dark Lager, Bock, Amber Hybrid Beer, Scottish and Irish     1          Charles Mull Jr.           169      Not Your Nanny’s Bock 2         

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How to Make a Kegerator

One of my customers sent over some pictures of a Kegerator he made using a small chest freezer.  I thought it was pretty interesting and worth posting in our blog section.  He was doing all-grain brewing, making 10 gallons at a time and was getting tired of all the bottles so he decided to keg. 

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How to Brew All Grain Beer

The Basics All grain brewing means that you are supplying the sugar for your wort from grain instead of dry or liquid extracts.  To do this, a base malt grain is used such as 2 row pale malt.  The grain must be mashed to convert starch to sugar.   The following is an explanation of the

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Mosaic hops

Mosaic is a new hop variety and a daughter of Simcoe.  It has moderately high alpha acids and low cohumulone content.  Mosaic displays a wide range of enticing flavors and aromas.  The list includes earthy, grassy, herbal, citrus, cedar, floral, pine, tropical, onion/garlic, spice and stone fruit. Use in pale ales and IPA’s