This winter will be our second annual Homebrew Contest hosted by Iron Hill Brewery and Lancaster Homebrew. Entries are due Wednesday, January 8th 2014 at Lancaster Homebrew (1920 Lincoln Hwy E) Announcement Party at Iron Hill Brewery on Wednesday evening, January 15th at 7pm Join us as we award the winners of the competition.
Here are a series of videos from a recent All Grain Brewing Class held at the Lancaster Historic Society. All Grain Brewing Mash – A Discussion On Temperature The Mash process breaks down the starches in the grain into sugars and this creates a malty liquid called wort. This the first part and entails mixing
Part 1 of a series of instructional videos that explains how to make beer using the Blichmann Tower of Power brewing system. Here Mark takes you through how he has his Blichman Brewing system set up, it’s different mechanics, and uses and gives names and meaning to each part of the system. For this demonstration,
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.
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 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 http://shop.lancasterhomebrew.com/Mosaic-hop-pellet-1-oz-2003A.htm
We have a few Cascade and Nugget rhizomes left. Call soon if you want any. 5.75 a piece
Here is a link to some info I posted before here on the website about growing hops. Now is the time to get your rhizomes planted! http://lancasterhomebrew.com/growing-and-harvesting-hops/
Join us Friday from 6 to 8pm for our first annual chili and homebrew contest hosted by Lancaster Homebrew and Lucky Duck Bar & Grill.