grain

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Jesse Kaiss and Danny Buswell from Dark Cloud Malt House join me this week to discuss their experiences starting up a small local malt house. Jesse and Danny are malting their own barley and selling it locally in central Maryland. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download the […]

In conjunction with BC Products, I’m offering the Barley Crusher at our lowest price ever – $99.95+ shipping for the 7 lb crusher, and $119.95 + shipping for the 15 lb hopper. This is a great dual steel roller mill, and it is the one I personally use to brew beer. Its adjustable, gives a […]

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This week my guest is Andrea Stanley from Valley Malting. She shares with us some of the challenges in going from home brewer to creating one of the first small malt houses East of the Mississippi, as well as shares with us how you might grow and malt your own barley at home. Download the […]

5 Ways to Save Money Home Brewing

by Brad Smith on September 22, 2010 · 9 comments

The global recession has put pressure on the budget of many home brewers, so this week I share 5 tips to help you save money on your next batch of beer.

Conditioned and Wet Grain Milling for Beer

by Brad Smith on July 11, 2010 · 4 comments

Grains and beer

Have you ever had a problem with finely crushed malt creating a stuck sparge when home brewing? This week we look at how wet and conditioned milling can help reduce the chance of a stuck sparge by creating a more porus grain bed.