I decided to try something a little different for my recent batch of beer. Again, it was a recipe from Brooklyn Brew Shop Beer Making Book. But this time, it involved steeping tea for a few minutes after the boil.
When I bottled my first beers using the equipment and directions from the Brooklyn Brew Kit, I didn’t find the siphoning all that easy. For the bottling of the chocolate maple porter, I got some new tools: an auto siphon and an auto stopper (I’m making up the name of the second item, as I […]
The day after bottling my first batch of beer, I cooked up another. This time, I decided to make a chocolate maple porter from the Brooklyn Brew Shop Beer Making Book. While you can buy the mixes from the Brooklyn Brew Shop directly, I visited my local brewing supply shop, Brewcraft, to get the ingredients. I […]
After waiting two weeks for my Everyday IPA from the Brooklyn Brew Shop to ferment, it was time to get the beer out of its hiding place and into some bottles. I sanitized my recycled bottles with the remainder of the C Brite. Then I used the racking cane and tubing to siphon the beer […]
Beer. I love it. And someone who loves me got me the Brooklyn Brew Shop’s Beer Making Kit as well as their Beer Making Book of small batch recipes for Christmas. Last night I made my first beer, their Everyday IPA. The kit comes with the equipment, malt, hops, and yeast needed to make a gallon. It’s […]