Build an Army of Yeast-ies

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IMG_5581The old saying holds true, “Brewers make wort, and yeast makes beer.”  Yeast gives our brews their alcohol content (hooray!), and many yeast strains add distinctive flavors.  It’s no secret that growing, harvesting, and saving yeast is one of the biggest cost savers in home brewing.  With White Labs vials going for $7-$11 and Wyeast Smack Packs going for $8-$14, yeast can easily become one of the biggest ingredient costs.  Higher gravity beers (1.060+ Original Gravity) will even require multiple vials/smack packs to achieve the correct pitch rate, taking your yeast cost to $14-$28 per 5 gallons!  Fortunately, you can virtually eliminate this cost by taking a few simple steps… Continue reading

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BEST Deal on Home Brew Kegs

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Are you tired of bottling your home brew yet?  I only bottled my very first batch before I knew I would have to make the switch to kegging.  It’s SO much better!!

  • No finding/scrubbing/sanitizing bottles!
  • No messy bottling process!
  • No uncertain carbonation levels (bye bye gushers & bottle bombs!)
  • No waiting a month to sample your brew!
  • No more wasting a full bottle for a small sample!
  • Look like a total BAD ASS serving beer on tap at your house!

Continue reading to find out how inexpensive kegging can be…