Tag Archives: Home Brew Accessories

  • 5 Reasons for Stuck Fermentation (and How to Fix Them!)

    5 Reasons for Stuck Fermentation
    (and How to Fix Them!)

    A lot of work goes into the fermentation process. The process of taking hours to pick fruit, crush berries, squeeze juice, check Ph and Acid levels takes a lot of time and effort. A slow or stuck fermentation can be frustrating and disappointing. However, most of the issues causing a stuck fermentation are easily remedied. Here are a few of the most common reasons for a slow or stuck fermentation process, and the steps you can take to fix them and get back to wine making!

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  • When Summer is Here, It's Time for beer!

    5 of Our Favorite Summer Brews
    (and 5 of Our Favorite Beer Kits to Try This Summer)

    Summer is just around the corner, and that means something a little different for everyone. Summer is letting your kids run through the sprinklers, catching a baseball game, watching fireworks in your back yard, chilling out by the pool - and sometimes - endless amounts of yard work. No matter what your plans are for the summer, every occasion - from catching lightning bugs to lounging on the beach - can be made better with an ice cold summer brew. But what makes a great summer beer?

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  • How To Cork Your Wine

    Once you’ve gotten your first batch of wine well underway, it’s time to learn more about the next steps in the process. One of the most important of these steps is also one of the last ones: bottling. We don’t mean to intimidate anyone who’s just starting out with their wine making kit, but properly bottling and corking your wine is critical to the outcome of the wine making process.

    Corks are one part of your wine making supplies which it definitely behooves you as a wine maker to learn more about. If you’re looking forward to finally bottling your first batch soon, then you’ve come to the right place – keep reading for an explanation of how to cork your wine the right way. Continue reading

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