Which is Better for Home Brewing – Liquid or Dry Yeast?

When you brew beer at home, one of the most important ingredients you can choose is the type of yeast. It's the yeast that causes the beer to ferment, which is the most vital part of the entire recipe. If your yeast is low quality, your beer will be very disappointing. Home brewers can make effective arguments for using dry yeast, and for using liquid yeast. The bottom line comes down to personal preference, and depends on your comfort with the types of yeast available. … [Read more...]

Home Brew Bottles – Plastic Or Glass?

Brewing your own beer is a wonderful hobby for anyone who enjoys drinking beer, and people have been doing it since the beginning of time. By brewing your own beer, you can use whatever ingredients you prefer, and make the beer to your own taste preferences. Transferring your brewed beer is a very important task that requires a clean area, the right tools for the job, and some time. While it may seem like it costs a lot for the initial ingredients and equipment, once they are purchased, the … [Read more...]

Vinegar Based Barbeque Sauce – We’re Not In Kansas Anymore

If you have ever traveled through the South, then you already know that whole hog eatin' is more of a religion than a dietary delight. Every section of every southern state has their own special way of making the best mouth waterin', finger lickin', lip smackin', truly delicious, make you wanna slap yo mama, authentic Southern Barbeque Sauce handed down from a recipe that pre-dates the war between the states. Having said that, we can only add that the notion of putting anything tomato into … [Read more...]

How to Make Kansas City Sweet and Tangy BBQ Sauce

The key to sweet this Kansas City BBQ sauce is to get the right combination of sweet and tangy flavors. The sauce is ketchup based, with a blend of spices that you can customize to your own tastes. It is very easy to make, and can be prepared in between ten and thirty minutes, depending on the recipe you are following. Once you have made the sauce, apply it liberally to your barbeque meat- large portions of sauce are traditional in Kansas City. … [Read more...]