Category: Home Brew

America’s Oldest Homebrewing Club Starts Brewing Up Beers for its 40th Anniversary

At its monthly club brewing session, Los Angeles’ Maltose Falcons Homebrewing Society, the oldest home beer brewing club in the United States, brewed the first of a year-long series of commemorative beers to celebrate the club’s 40th anniversary in 2014. […] 

The Pocket Beer Guide

Beer of the World With craft beer on the rise practically everywhere in the world, the desire to go out and experience new markets is becoming more and more attractive to beer geeks.  What better way to accompany a tour […] 

IPL & THE LAGER RENAISSANCE part 1

Giant brewing conglomerates have done a great job selling tasteless beers to the masses. A majority of these beers are brewed with the Lager yeast, or  “Saccharomyces Pastorianus”.It is named after Louis Paster. His research demonstrated that fermentation is caused […] 

Yum! The Craft Beer Cookbook

Flipping through the pages of The Craft Beer Cookbook by Jacquelyn Dodd, I became entranced by the delicious-sounding recipes as they flew past my eyes. Orange wheat beer and dark chocolate muffins, soft pretzels with chipotle beer cheese sauce, beer-braised […] 

Home Brewed Beer Ferments Community at Burning Man

For homebrewers, the only thing more fun than brewing beer is sharing your homebrewed beer with new and old friends and other brewers. So it’s no surprise that home brewers are so strongly drawn to Burning Man, where building community […] 

The 2013 Pacific Gravity Summer Party

The Pacific Gravity‘s annual summer bacchanal kicked off this last Saturday at Dean Sussman’s palatial party pad in Pacific Palisades.  For those of you who don’t know about this, Pacific Gravity holds 2 major parties each year; with the summer […] 

Interview with Dry River Brewing

Our friends over a Dry River Brewing are currently about half way through a Kickstarter campaign to get the nano/contract brew phase of their Brewery plans off the ground. Read more about the Kickstarter and see their awesome video by […] 

The ABC’s of Homebrew

Homebrew Legalities It’s widely known that homebrewing can be incredibly rewarding, entertaining, and a creative outlet for self-expression.  The same goes for sharing that home brewed beer with friends.  But did you know that it’s actually not technically legal to […] 

White Labs: For the “Beer Geek” in all of us.

As someone who is interested enough in beer, or more specifically the craft beer community, to venture to a website dedicated to celebrating the craft of beer you have probably been to your fair share of tasting rooms or events. […] 

2013 Stone AHA Rally

The afternoon of March 16, 2013: the sun was shining, birds were chirping, and literal busloads of Southern California’s most enthusiastic homebrewers were gathing at Stone World Bistro and Gardens. What could cause this collection of curious chemists to congregate? […] 

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