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Cider House Select Kits

Everything you need to craft your best cider is here. We start with fresh ingredients packaged to maintain flavor as well as easy-to-follow recipes measured to perfection.

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Brew Journal

And the winners are….2015

As a thank you, the staff at OHBS would like to invite those who entered beers to a little BBQ at the shop on Sunday, August 16 from 1-4. The winners will be announced at 2:30.

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Rob’s Tips to Speeding Up Your Brew Day

My most recent brew was record breaking. Just over 3 hours. Yes, 3 hours for an all grain brew AND I managed to get all the groceries my family needed while I mashed for the week ::mic drop:: How? Well I’ll lay it out for you….

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Beer Reviews

The guys review Stone’s “Enjoy By”

Western Michigan has found itself the center of the Midwest beer universe and that means a lot of eyes are on our region to create and produce some of the best beers in the world. How can we say that we make amazing IPA’s without judging ourselves against the undisputed champions of the IPA-Stone Brewing?

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Advanced Parti-gyle Brewing

First, a little background on the subject at hand. Parti-gyle brewing is an age old method of using your first runnings for a beer (that is higher in gravity) and using your second or third runnings for a beer that is lighter in gravity. For the best example of this process, we need to look at the Belgians.

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More w/ Less Part II-Grain

The first runnings could be used to produce a high alcohol beer; the second runnings, a moderate alcohol beer; and third (and so on) runnings for a low alcohol beer. Often times the first and second runnings were combined to produce more moderately high alcohol beer, which is the same practice that 99% of all-grain homebrewers implement.

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