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Author Archives: Ben OConnor

How to Make a Yeast Starter

Making a starter culture to increase the quantity of yeast pitched into a particular beer is a great way to assure consistent results. If you are brewing a high gravity beer (greater than 1.065 original gravity) or a lager that will be fermented cold then you need to increase your pitch rate by pitching more packages of yeast or making a starter culture.  Read On »

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Gluten Free Beers: A Review & How to Brew a Good One!

Gluten-free beer: some would say there is no such thing, while others would say there’s just not a good example. Regardless of where you stand, any curious beer-drinker is in search of something new.  Read On »

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How to Make Hard Cider

Hard Cider is pretty darn easy to make, and this recipe and process is quite simple.
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No Boil Berliner Weiss

Hi everyone, it’s Nick! For the last year, Andrew (the newest addition to the shop) and I have been discussing older styles of beers. After doing several sour beers, I finally decided to try my hand at a few techniques that I have researched, and I want to share my results with you.  Read On »

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Mitten Brew Article

Our Brewing with extract seminar was a big success  Read On »

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O’Connor’s Home Brew Supply Featured in the Rapidian

Check out the Rapidian’s website to read it. See link below.  Read On »

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Dog Treats Made From Spent Grains

You can make healthy dog treats from your spent grain  Read On »

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Article in the GR Press

Got a little article published in the Grand Rapids Press.  Read On »

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More Good Press

O’Connor’s Home Brew Supply was featured on Rapid Growth Media’s Website Check it out

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Home Brew Build Out in Pictures

slide show of the shop build out from start to finish.  Read On »

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Brewtastical

When considering to brew your first batch of beer it’s helpful to think about  Read On »

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Ben on WZZM

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The Brew Shop Build Out: What We Do So You Can Brew

The following article was written by our custom woodworker Matt Sutton. He built our shops point of sale counter, mill table, and shelving units……..  Read On »

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