Village of Hamburg Water Profile

The Village of Hamburg Water Profile This should be the most frequently updated water profile on the site as I’m using the Sensafe iDip photometer. For more information on the iDip, see the links and video. Ward Report, July 2017 pH: 7.9 Total Dissolved Solids...
Is The Grainfather Right for You

Is The Grainfather Right for You

The Grainfather showing all included equipment. A Quick Disclaimer I’ve been brewing outside for 6 years and the vast majority of the beers I’ve made were 10 gallon batches on a gravity fed system with a Coleman X-Treme mash tun and a DIY copper manifold into a 15...
Episode 36: A Basic Kettle Sour with Drew Hardin

Episode 36: A Basic Kettle Sour with Drew Hardin

Souring a beer can feel like a huge undertaking or at least it did for me. Having never soured a beer on purpose before, I was worried about creating all sorts of weird and unwated flavors. After all, I’ve spent the last 5 years trying to make the cleanest beers...

 A wise man once said “Malt is the heart of a beer…hops are the sex organs”   That wise man is Bob Johnson from Niagara Malt (www.NiagaraMalt.com) I’m joined this week by Bob Johnson from Niagara Malt and Ted Hawley from New York Craft...
Episode 24: Your Brain on Hops (Part 1)

Episode 24: Your Brain on Hops (Part 1)

Your Brain on Hops… is a local craft beer podcast that samples and describes local and national beers. You can find them at YourBrainonHops.com. Dan, Chris, and Alex asked listeners to send in their homebrews so they could talk about them (a not-so-secret ploy...