How to Force Carbonate Beer

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Learning how to force carbonate beer is a simple process: At its core force carbonating involves simply transferring your beer to a keg and carbonating it by infusing it with CO2 gas instead of the traditional method of transferring it to bottles, adding sugar, and letting the yeast create the CO2. Equipment Required to Force … Read more

What Are Hops?

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We have all seen breweries advertise their beer using the terms hoppy, double hopped, dry-hopped, etc. So much so that the word hops has for the most part become synonymous with the craft beer world, but what are hops really, why are they used in the beer-making process and what are the different ways they … Read more

How to Make Sake

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If you’re familiar with Japanese cuisine and culture, you probably know about sake. This alcoholic beverage has been around for thousands of years, making it one of the oldest drinks in human history. Much like whiskey or rum, sake comes with a vibrant history as full-bodied as the drink itself. But, while you might enjoy … Read more