Author: Andy

  • Can You Ferment Orange Juice?

    Can You Ferment Orange Juice?

    Fermentation is the ancient and magical process that we, as brewers, use to transform simple ingredients into delicious and intoxicating beverages. From beer to wine, cider to mead, countless drinks […]

  • Can You Ferment Mash Too Long?

    Can You Ferment Mash Too Long?

    As an experienced brewer, I’ve often been asked this question – can you ferment mash too long? While the fermentation process plays a crucial role in determining the taste, alcohol […]

  • Can You Ferment Maple Syrup? (I Tried it…)

    Can You Ferment Maple Syrup? (I Tried it…)

    As a homebrewer, I am always on the lookout for new and interesting ingredients to ferment. One day, while browsing through a brewing forum, I came across a discussion on […]

  • Why is home distilling illegal in the US?

    Why is home distilling illegal in the US?

    Home distilling is generally illegal in the United States for several reasons, primarily related to safety, taxation, and regulation. It’s worth noting that the legality of home distilling varies from […]

  • How Long Does It Takes To Make Wine?

    How Long Does It Takes To Make Wine?

    Making wine is a time-intensive process that requires at least two months to complete. The fermentation stage takes around two weeks depending on the yeast, temperature and grapes used. This […]

  • Can You Ferment Juniper Berries?

    Can You Ferment Juniper Berries?

    For centuries, juniper berries have been a staple in culinary and medicinal applications. Their unique flavor profile and aroma have made them a popular choice for creating various concoctions. But […]

  • What Where Some Popular Beers In The 50s?

    What Where Some Popular Beers In The 50s?

    In the 1950s, beer was a drink of popular choice across many parts of the world. The post-war period saw a boom in brewing industry as people craved light, refreshing […]