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.
Hard Cider is pretty darn easy to make, and this recipe and process is quite simple.
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.
Our Brewing with extract seminar was a big success
Check out the Rapidian's website to read it. See link below.
You can make healthy dog treats from your spent grain
Got a little article published in the Grand Rapids Press.
O'Connor's Home Brew Supply was featured on Rapid Growth Media's Website Check it out
slide show of the shop build out from start to finish.
When considering to brew your first batch of beer it's helpful to think about
See the video here.
The following article was written by our custom woodworker Matt Sutton. He built our shops point of sale counter, mill table, and shelving units........