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  • 5 Beers You Have to Try This Fall
    August 17, 2017 Quality Wine & Ale Supply

    5 Beers You Have to Try This Fall

    There’s More to Autumn than Pumpkin Beer Okay, I like pumpkin beer. I think it gets a bad rap. I’ve definitely had some bad pumpkin beers - like, really bad - but a lot of delicious pumpkin beers are being...

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  • Oak Barrels and Oak Alternatives in Home Winemaking
    July 31, 2017 Bryan Johnson

    Oak Barrels and Oak Alternatives in Home Winemaking

    Barrels and Staves and Cubes, Oh My! Picture of rack of oak barrels You’ve done it! You’ve made your very first batch of wine. You crushed the grapes yourself, taken countless hydrometer readings, checked the acid levels, waited what has seemed like...

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  • Concord Grape Wine Recipe
    July 29, 2017 Quality Wine & Ale Supply

    Concord Grape Wine Recipe

    Concord Grapes - Not Just for Jelly! Most Americans eat Concord grapes all the time! They are tasty and versatile, and basically anything you buy from the store that is grape flavored is made with Concord grapes: jams, jellies, juices,...

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  • Top 5 Spring Brews
    April 3, 2017 Quality Wine & Ale Supply

    Top 5 Spring Brews

    Spring has sprung, the birds are starting to chirp again, and we may not be ready for “sun’s out, guns out” yet, but we are all ready for more light, refreshing brews! As usual, we have our staff picks for...

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  • Expert Advice: Wine Additives
    March 21, 2017 Quality Wine & Ale Supply

    Expert Advice: Wine Additives

    People are freaked out by chemicals. We picture slimey billionaires, scheming behind a desk, counting their vast sums of money that have been made by poisoning innocent people with their chemical laden products. I understand your concern. There are enough...

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  • 7 Flavors to Try in Your Next Homebrew
    March 5, 2017 Quality Wine & Ale Supply

    7 Flavors to Try in Your Next Homebrew

    7 Herbs & Spices to Try in Your Next Homebrew A Few Ideas to Ban the Dreaded “Brewer’s Block” While talking with a fellow homebrewer recently, we both agreed how easy it is to get into the rut of making...

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  • Nectar of the Gods: Making Your Own Mead in 5 Easy Steps
    January 30, 2017 Quality Wine & Ale Supply

    Nectar of the Gods: Making Your Own Mead in 5 Easy Steps

    In Principio: Before Wine, There Was Mead Mead is thought to be one of, if not the oldest alcoholic beverage on earth. It was most likely discovered by accident, when thirsty hunter-gatherers happened upon an upturned beehive filled with rainwater. They...

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  • Staff Picks: Our Top 5 Winter Brews
    January 12, 2017 Quality Wine & Ale Supply

    Staff Picks: Our Top 5 Winter Brews

    Staff Picks: Our Top 5 Winter Brews A lot of folks equate beer with summer. It’s easy to do - I imagine being poolside with a citrusy IPA, or barbequing with friends, sweat beading in the sun on a bottle...

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