Does Alcohol in Beer Kill Bacteria?

| January 10, 2014

It takes a lot of alcohol to kill germs, and there is just not enough alcohol in beer or wine to do the trick. Hops may help, but microorganisms can thrive, even excel in beer or wine. Best to thoroughly sanitize.

Making Spiced Pumpkin Ales

| November 8, 2013

Brewing a spiced pumpkin holiday beer for your friends and family is easier than you think. Here are some tips on making spiced pumpkin ales.

How to Home Brew 101

| January 20, 2012

Learn the basics of homebrewing beer. This guide shows how to brew beer, an American Pale Ale with malt extracts, cascade hops and safale US-05 and water. I’ll explain everything you need, and each step along the way.

Powdered Oxygen-Based Cleansers – How They Work

| January 12, 2012

This is a thorough examination of powdered oxygen-based cleansers and sanitizers used to clean homebrewing equipment. The differences between One Step, B-Brite, C-Brite and OxiClean are examined.

Gift Ideas for Home Brewers & Beer Lovers

| December 13, 2011

Recommended products that make great Christmas gifts, or even great Birthday gifts, for aspiring or experienced home brewers alike. You’ll even find something for the non-brewing beer connoisseur. Also, check out the Cryptobrewology Store for more beer and brewing related products. Club Gifts-120x90 banner