“The ancient Babylonians were the first to brew”. In fact, they took their beer so seriously, that if you brewed a bad batch, your punishment was to be drowned it it.
Since this minimizes oxidation and contamination from the cap, it’s better to store your beer bottles upright.
Did you know that some hops are poisonous to certain dogs? Careful when brewing beer next time!
After recently being named “Best beer of 2012” by Ratebeer.com, Westvleteren 12 might come your way! Next week Westvleteren will be exported to Switzerland, Ireland and France. Italy, Spain and the US will have their turn in March. And finally Holland, Canada and France (again) in April. The limited edition are “brick boxes”. You actually get a
Wonderful episode from Brewing TV (YouTube). This is the way to go when living and brewing in an apartment.
The best way to buy equipment and supplies is www.taobao.com! Taobao is in Chinese, but browsing with Google Chrome is a great help, as it has instant translation to whatever language you want. From time to time you funny translations might come up. At Taobao Oktoberfest you can buy malt (which we purchase there), hops, yeast and other usefull