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Beer Info - Brews News Service plus Craft Beer and Homebrew Library

Beer Info - Brews News Service plus Craft Beer and Homebrew Library
Lagunitas fires up Chicago facility(April 18) - Stick a cap on it — the first batch of Chicago-brewed Lagunitas beer is done.Workers at the 300,000-square-foot Douglas Park facility are firing up the bottling line this morning and slapping on Lagunitas India Pale Ale labels. Once they flip the switch, the line will fill 500 bottles a minute. Complete Story Stone Brewery possibility revived with SC bill introduction(April 18) - A bill has been introduced in the S.C. General Assembly that gives hope to efforts by Lexington and Myrtle Beach to lure a large California craft brewer.The bill, introduced in the state Senate by Sen. Greg Hembree, R-Horry, and two other senators, redefines brewpubs as operations that produce up to 500,000 barrels of beer a year, rather than a limit of 2,000 barrels a year in the current law.

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Myths About Wine Rachel Kerswell Share on Facebook Share on Twitter When it comes to appreciating wine, there is as much myth as there is truth. Page 1 of 2 Coopers Pale Ale Coopers Australian Pale Ale is formulated to produce a beer as close as possible to our commercial Coopers Original Pale Ale. Ingredients Australian Pale AleBrew Enhancer 2 (or 500g Light Dry Malt + 250g Dextrose)Coopers Carbonation Drops Colour: StrawBody: MediumBitterness: MediumApprox. Alcohol Level: 4.5%Naturally Carbonated: Natural STEP 1: MixPlace dry ingredients into a drained fermenter and add 2 litres of hot water.Pick the fermenter up immediately and swirl the contents until dissolved - 30 secs.Empty the contents of the can and dissolve.Top up with cold water to the 23 litre mark.Sprinkle the kit yeast or stir in the commercial yeast culture then fit the lid.Look in our DIY FAQS for a guide on growing our commercial yeast. STEP 2: BrewAle yeast strains are generally the most reliable, fermenting quickly and effectively.The yeast supplied with this kit will give good results while fermenting with the commercial yeast culture will result in a beer even closer to intended style!

Prions play powerful role in the survival and evolution of wild yeast strains Public release date: 15-Feb-2012 [ Print | E-mail Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: Nicole Giese 617-258-6851Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research CAMBRIDGE, Mass. John Conway's Game of Life The Game The Game of Life is not your typical computer game. It is a 'cellular automaton', and was invented by Cambridge mathematician John Conway. This game became widely known when it was mentioned in an article published by Scientific American in 1970. It consists of a collection of cells which, based on a few mathematical rules, can live, die or multiply. Depending on the initial conditions, the cells form various patterns throughout the course of the game.

Top 5 Canned Microbrews at - StumbleUpon C anned beers have come a long way in the last half-decade or so, with many award-winning microbreweries now proudly packaging their brew in aluminum. And while the jury is still out on whether or not cans are truly more environmentally friendly than bottles, there's no denying that the two containers play on equal ground in terms of flavor. Fuller's London Pride (England; $7.99 per four-pack of 16.9 oz. cans) You might not expect to find one of the most awarded and acclaimed ales in the U.K. in a can, but voilà! This is a classic "best bitter," a brew style completely unlike pale ale, porter, or stout.

Planting A Pineapple Did y’all know that you can take this and turn it into… This? And that this will eventually produce… This? Yes, I’m talking about turning your average, ordinary grocery store pineapple into a tropical showpiece within your home. A plant that is not only impressive but will WOW! Coopers Beer Kit - Yeast - Coopers I reckon so long as you're within the working range of the yeast/s you should be fine.I can't remember how many brews I've made since I recommenced brewing about 18 months ago (though I'd say it must be a dozen or more), but I've never bothered to buy any special yeasts, I just go with what comes with the can, and haven't had any probs so far. Having said that, I'm really still just a kits and bits brewer; brew can, some brewing sugar from the LHBS and mucking about with hops just about does it for me.Temp control is still a rectangular tub with water (to insulate and keep the temp more steady than air temp, and bottles of ice to chill when required).If it gets really cold I may revert back to towels, blankets and hot water bottles, but keeping it simple seems to have worked so far, and I don't see why I should change if what I'm doing has satisfactory results.

The Big Rock Brewery As one of the brewery's first employees, there isn't much Paul hasn't done during his career here, from loading cases onto pallets, to mechanically engineering parts of the brewery, to finally becoming our esteemed Brewmaster. With the unveiling of the "new" Big Rock, his role has become more important than ever. He has been empowered to call all the shots on every beer we brew and even boldly brew what no Brewmaster has brewed before! Our Brewmaster and Alchemist Editions are an ongoing testament to that mission. And they've involved much more than just flights of fancy. Paul has flown around the world discovering, first-hand, the techniques and secrets behind centuries-old favourite styles of beer.

How to Brew Beer - Home Brewing Getting Started - Popular Mechanics - StumbleUpon Serious about making large batches of beer? Splurge for a propane-powered rig with a three-tiered brew stand. This setup, by Indiana-based Blichmann Engineering, costs about $2000 and features a trio of 20- to 30-gallon pots and gas burners that put out 216,000 Btu per hour. (The high heat quickly boils large amounts of liquid, shaving hours off the brewing process.) More casual or budget brewers can make do with one big pot, heated on a common kitchen stove.

Nutella Mug Cake I have been experimenting with different mug cakes every since I heard about them about a year ago. None of them have been winners. They were either too chewy, too dry, or not sweet enough. Well, I continued experimenting, and thought why not add some decadent Nutella into the mix. I modified the classic mug cake recipe, added Nutella, and a little more milk and oil than I had been using before. Mixing Fluids Mass and temperature when mixing fluids Equations when fluids are mixed: Final Mass of Mixed Fluids m = m1 + m2 + ... + mn (1) where