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I just read this article recently, and thought I'd share. Tracy (the author) explains the science behind the role that oxygen plays during fermentation. While I'll admit I didn't fully understand all of this, as I'm no scientist, I did find it interesting and informational. Hopefully you do, too!
Posted by Matt Monroe on September 24, 2014 at 3:55pm
OK. I have the picture of the oak barrels. There are now 4 of them, three 10 gallon and one 15 gallon, american oak, probably a medium or heavy toast. They were all purchased new, but years sitting dry had shrunk them to the point they wouldn't hold liquid. I submerged…Continue
Was looking through some of the articles on morebeer.com, and came across this one:
A great read for those that are interested in yeast starters. Starters are a great way to pitch the proper amount of yeast, without having to buy 3-4 vials or smackpacks. Pitching healthy yeast (and the right amount) can greatly increase the quality of your beer, too!
Posted by Matt Monroe on August 20, 2014 at 2:38pm
For the next 48 hours, we're discounting our FE530 Cool Fermentation Bags by 15%! Just use promo code STAYCOOL15 during checkout, and help your yeast beat the heat this summer!
Posted by Matt Monroe on June 12, 2014 at 10:51am
If you're looking to replace your draft tubing soon, look no further! We just got our shipment of a revolutionary type of tubing: Silver lined, PVC free, antimicrobial draft tubing! This is the best of the best, and is now available in multiple diameters. Just enter the quantity of feet you're looking to purchase, and replace your tubing before summer gets here!
Posted by Matt Monroe on May 22, 2014 at 11:44am
We recently worked with White Labs to create "The Best Of Both Worlds" yeast!
Blending WLP001 and WLP002 Right in the Vial
We asked our friends at White Labs if the two strains could be blended right in the vial. They told us it was possible (and they even liked the idea!) so we began working on a final formula. Because English tends to dominate just a little, we lowered the percentage of English and raised the percentage of California in the final…
Posted by Matt Monroe on March 27, 2014 at 11:39am
Posted by Matt Monroe on March 19, 2014 at 1:18pm
Hey All! Just wanted to make sure that if you haven't entered our Belgium Beer Trip Giveaway yet, that you make sure you start doing so! That's right - an all inclusive trip for two to Belgium!
I know you may be thinking that our blog just got hacked, but this is actually legit. You're able to enter once per day, and this will run through April 30th.…Continue
Posted by Matt Monroe on March 6, 2014 at 11:49am