Making Wine from Kits for Beer Brewers

by Brad Smith on February 14, 2017 · 6 comments

This week I take a look at what’s needed for the average beer brewers to make wine from a kit. Making wine is actually an order of magnitude easier than brewing beer, though it requires more time to age. The good news is that the average beer brewer already has the equipment needed to make […]


Homebrewers occasionally go a bit overboard with their craft, resulting in beer bottles that may be overcarbonated to the point where the bottle explodes and makes a huge mess of your kitchen, fridge or storage area. This week we look at ways to reduce the chance of overcarbonating your beer to the point of failure.

Bottling Beer: 10 Tips for Home Brewers

by Brad Smith on May 14, 2008 · 22 comments

Ten beer bottling tips for your next batch of home brewed beer. Bottling can be a time consuming and messy process. This week we look at some ideas to make your bottling session less painful and more productive.