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Brewing Notes: Mecca Grade Metolius Malt

Posted by Ryan Speyrer on Jul 23rd 2019

Over the last year I've made five different beers using Metolius malt from Mecca Grade Estate Malt as a varying percentage of the grain bill. The beer styles of these beers has varied, although all ha … read more

Brewing a Lighter Kölsch

Posted by Ryan Speyrer on Jun 25th 2019

Kölsch is a beer style perfect for the Summer. Clean and crisp often exhibiting subtle pomme fruit notes, the style can easily be mistaken for a German or Czech style Pilsner. Originating in the Germa … read more
Cleaning Procedure for Ss Brewtech 1 Bbl Unitank

Cleaning Procedure for Ss Brewtech 1 Bbl Unitank

Posted by Ryan Speyrer on Jul 10th 2018

A couple of months ago I purchased three Ss Brewtech 1 Bbl Unitanks for my home brewery. I've had time to put a few batches through them and get accustomed to their specific cleaning needs. Like all t … read more
Purging Carboys to Minimize Oxidation

Purging Carboys to Minimize Oxidation

Posted by Ryan Speyrer on Sep 10th 2017

We have all experienced the sadness of opening an oxidized beer before: The dull, grayish oxidized zombie pallor of a once bright and invitingly gold beer corrupted by that nefarious reactant known as … read more
Building a 500ml Bottle Crate

Building a 500ml Bottle Crate

Posted by Ryan Speyrer on Jun 21st 2017

How to Build a 500ml Wooden Bottle CrateThe most common beer bottle found on the market is the 12oz long neck bottle. store shelves are chock full of them and home brewers use them for their bottled b … read more