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FRUITY PEBBLES FERMENTED into an IPA perfect for Saturday morning cartoons

In quarantines and self isolation, the itch to homebrew is fierce! So we did a no-contact pickup at the local home brew supply store and got some brewing stuff. This included getting the extra LME we needed to brew a beer with the other ingredients we had on hand. We used liquid malt extract, centennial hops, citra hops, lactose, and of course FRUITY PEBBLES. How’d it turn out? Check out…

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Recipes

CULTURED GOAT CHEESE in 30 hours! How to make 2 pounds of soft cheese

Anna is repurposing some homebrewing gear to make cultured goat cheese. A lot of recipes online use vinegar or lemon juice to curdle their goat milk. DON’T WASTE GOOD GOAT MILK THIS WAY! Use a mesophilic culture and rennet and make delicious, creamy, and QUICK goat cheese at home. If you make beer, you may even already have the calcium chloride due to brew water amendments. This simple recipe howto…

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Boozy Beverages/ Mead/ Recipes

FRUITED HYDROMEL MEADS with Blackberry and Boysenberry – carbonated and crispy

Having perfected our Crispy Honey Hydromel recipe, it was time to up our game. Homebrew Ohio reached out to discuss some fruit purées that might add a pop of fruity freshness to the recipe. We looked at grapefruit, blood orange, mango, raspberry, blueberry, and so many others. But we settled on homebrewing two thirst-quenching hydromel meads, one with blackberry and one with boysenberry. Purees were added in secondary and recipes…

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Date-Banana Gruit brewed in tea with Kveik Hornindal, our YouTube Viewers’ Choice wine

We asked, you voted, we brewed. Through a series of polls, our YouTube Community page decided that we would brew a date and banana wine, sparkling, in the style of a big beer. We figured y’all would vote for a mead, but here we are! Start-to-finish this was pitch-to-glass in under one month. Not too shabby! While it kept a small amount of haze, the flavor is out of this…

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Our Intro Course to Home Brewing and Fermentation: So You Want to Brew!

It’s finally complete – our four-part series on how to brew at home! Are you a beginner home brewer? Like just-starting-out beginner? Do you have questions about what equipment to use to homebrew, or how to put it into bottles? This series will take you through equipment, microorganisms, fermentation, and bottling. A lot of folks come to our YouTube channel or website looking for information on how to make wine or…

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Brewing/ Mead/ Recipes

PEACH MEAD FRUIT BOMB: How to make a flavorful peach honey wine

Peach country fruit wine is amazing. Peach mead should be even better! For this peach mead we went all in with 30 pounds of peaches and ten pounds of honey – then backsweetened it with another pound of orange blossom honey. It’s already tasting amazing as it goes into bulk aging. This homebrewing video takes you from start to finish through the process of making peach mead at home. The…

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SIMPLE BRAGGOT – Buckwheat honey and kveik ale yeast, The Wampus Cat

Say you want to brew a braggot but don’t know where to start – and say you don’t really want to buy much, if any, new equipment? Let’s do this! This home brew recipe will net you a malty, grain and honey forward braggot beer with perfect hops and an incredible dark amber hue. Homebrewing doesn’t have to be hard. This mead beer is the perfect introduction to braggot fermentation.…

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Our April Fools Gag: Homebrewing Natty Light

It’s April Fools, and what better way to fool ourselves than to brew up a grocery store beer. In this episode, we’re attempting to home brew Natural Light aka Natty Light. This light lager has barely any character of barley, malt, hops, or other grains. So, other than smelling faintly of beer, it’s a great candidate to try making from junk we picked up at Walmart. Hopefully this homebrewing how-to…

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