Learn how to brew your own (alcoholic) ginger beer with items you already have lying around your house. Cheers -- you just home brewed.Read More »
Articles Tagged “brewing”
Ron Silberstein, former lawyer and current owner of San Francisco's ThirstyBear Brewing Co., explains why beer is perfect for pairing with food -- and suggests a few combinations to get us started.Read More »
What's the big fuss about cold brew? Let us explain.
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Chances are your dad has known coffee for years, much like a long-time neighbor -- by name, by routine. The only way to know it better is to have a real conversation with it: brew one way, brew another, brew again.
This Father's Day, get your dad some new coffee gear.Read More »
Turn the last of autumn's apple cider into bottles of fizzy hard cider to last you through the winter.Read More »
Tips and tricks for brewing coffee that guarantee a good cup, every time.Read More »
Have you bought your Brooklyn Brew Shop beer brewing kit yet? If you've watched Amanda learn to make beer, you know that brewing is full of jargon to describe very specific stages of the beer making process. We've collected our top 5 basics below -- try tossing these around next time you visit your local bottle shop.
1. Mash - This is just a mix of grains (mostly malted barley and wheat) and water. It looks like porridge, or oatmeal, or...well, mash. After it's simmered, you mash out by bringing it to a certain temperature (this is called mashing out). Then you're on to the next fancy word.
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We cook from scratch a lot here at Food52 -- yogurt, granola, sriracha, ricotta, bread -- but before we met Stephen Valand and Erica Shea from Brooklyn Brew Shop, we'd never considered making our own beer. We made a video with Erica and Stephen all about the beer brewing process -- be sure to check out Brooklyn Brew Shop and our Shop deal. And when your bottles of custom brew are ready, won't you share one with us?Read More »
With St. Patrick’s Day on the horizon and homebrewing kits in the Shop, we’ve got an unquenchable thirst for beer.Read More »