What is Krausen? From Formation to Flavor Development

What is Krausen? Well, you might know it by another name: fermentation foam! When making beer, you may have noticed a gang of bubbles congregating on top of your beer during fermentation. This frothy formation is what we call Krausen, and it’s formed during fermentation. So, Krausen is the foam that forms during fermentation. Big … Read more


Lager vs. Wheat Beer: What’s the Difference?

Everybody loves lagers. You know, lagers, that sweet, golden nectar that trickles down the beer taps at your favorite craft brewery. But not everyone is familiar with wheat beer, or we just don’t talk enough about it. Well, we need to change that. But we’re doing it differently; by comparing wheat beers to lagers. Both … Read more


4 Steps to Make Hop Water (Step-by-Step Guide)

When life gives you lemons, sometimes the best thing you can do is make lemonade – but other times, you just want to kick back and relax with a homemade cold brew made from hops! Making homemade hop water (also known as hopped water or infused water) might seem like a daunting task at first … Read more


Beer vs. Vodka:Taste, Ingredients & Health Benefits

No debate is as furious in nightclubs, bars, and pubs as beer vs. vodka. While both sides bring forth good points, is there a better option between the two? In this article, we’ll be pitting beer against vodka. We’ll examine different aspects of both beverages, including ingredients, brewing process, appearance, and taste. Without further ado, … Read more


Fermentor vs. Fermenter: What’s the Differences?

Hey there! Do you ever mix up the words Fermentor and Fermenter? Well, if you do, you’re not alone – lots of us do! Here’s the lowdown: Now, when it comes to homebrew, there’s nothing more confusing than these two terms. They’re like those distant cousins who always show up at family gatherings, but you … Read more


Beer Cans vs. Bottles: Who Comes Out on Top?

For years, you’ve bought beer in cans and bottles. But have you ever wondered how well they’d perform against each other? Well, we did. And we pitted them against each other through nine grueling rounds of scrutiny. Join us to discover which is better; beer cans or bottles. But before we head to the ring … Read more


What Time Can You Buy Beer in All 50 States?

The United States uses a complex system of federal, state, and local laws to police how we buy and consume beer. The federal alcohol restrictions apply to all states, while the local laws govern smaller jurisdictions. They govern different aspects of beer consumption and purchase, including: Minimum drinking age Selling hours Alcohol content Alcohol licenses … Read more


Malt Liquor vs. Beer: What’s the Difference?

Synonymous with nasty hangovers, malt liquor was a staple of college parties and ’90s hip-hop videos. But what is malt liquor, and how does it compare to beer? Beer is an alcoholic beverage brewed from fermented grains. Malt liquor is a high-powered beer known for its sweet taste. Beer is brewed from malted grains, hops, … Read more


The Ultimate Guide to Gluten-Free Beer

Today, people are growing increasingly aware of what they consume. And one of the foods that many are turning from is gluten-containing foods. Unfortunately, beer is one of these foods since it is brewed from gluten-containing grains. Does it mean that beer is not fit for consumption by the gluten-intolerant? Not necessarily. The good news … Read more


6 Steps to Make a Beer Label (Step-by-Step Guides)

In today’s competitive beer market, simply having excellent quality and an outstanding flavor isn’t enough. Walk into any liquor store, and you’ll see rows of colorful craft beers on every shelf. What do you do to gain a competitive advantage? How do you stand out? An exciting beer label could tip the scale in your … Read more