brewing

  • A First: Surly Brewing Selling DIY, "Open Source" Beer

    A First: Surly Brewing Selling DIY, "Open Source" Beer

    Surly Brewing Company in the Twin Cities is a small, popular brewhaus with some pretty exciting beers. Rather than distribute nationally, however, they’ve teamed up with NorthernBrewer to offer something fairly unique: a DIY kit featuring some of their more popular brews. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: 10% Off Megapots and V-Vessels

    CrunchDeals: 10% Off Megapots and V-Vessels

    Northern Brewer, my favorite brew shop, has 10% of their megapots for beer brewing or their excellent and amazing V-Vessel for winemaking. The V-Vessel, for example, is a $180 barrel of fun that allows you to clear the sediment from your wort just but popping out the little globe at the bottom. It has turned winemaking into a real pleasure. Read More

  • What I Got For Valentine's Day: The V Vessel

    What I Got For Valentine's Day: The V Vessel

    While you may be thinking, given my current reviews streak, that the V Vessel involves the genitals and/or aliens dressed up like humans who live among us only to spring out and attack us with the time is ripe, it, in fact, does not. In fact, the V Vessel is a brewing vessel designed to hold up to 23 liters of liquid. It allows you to produce alcoholic beverages in the comfort of your own home and… Read More