Brew It Yourself: Learn to Homebrew Day Set for November 5

By Pam Catoe / October 30, 2022 / Comments Off on Brew It Yourself: Learn to Homebrew Day Set for November 5

Brew It Yourself: Learn to Homebrew Day Set for November 5 Craft beer enthusiasts looking to take their passion for beer to the next level and veteran homebrewers alike will be celebrating Learn to Homebrew Day Saturday, November 5. The American Homebrewers Association nvites all craft beer and fermentation fans to join the global community of homebrewing hobbyists. Homebrewers, whether experienced or first-timers, are encouraged to pledge to brew their own beer and welcome those […]

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2022 National Homebrew Competition Winners Announced

By Pam Catoe / July 2, 2022 / 0 Comments

Brewed for Success: 2022 National Homebrew Competition Winners Announced  132 medals awarded in world’s largest amateur brewing championship   Press Release The American Homebrewers Association® (AHA) – the national not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the hobby of homebrewing – announced the winners of the 2022 National Homebrew Competition. Winners of the world’s largest amateur homebrew competition were recognized for the most outstanding homemade beer, mead, and cider. 132 medals in 44 categories were awarded to amateur […]

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Host Beer Tastings from your Private Pub at Home

By Feature Blogger / April 20, 2022 / 0 Comments

Host Beer Tastings from your Private Pub at Home   Everyone remembers those basement Tiki Bars our parents spent their Christmas bonus on back in the 70s and 80s, right? Kids play upstairs while the adults catch up on the latest cocktail recipe found in Cosmo magazine. They’re coming back in a big way —  minus the avocado green and burnt orange shag carpet. The newest libation trend comes in the form of craft beer, […]

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Your Own Brewday with Beerburg Brewing

By Melanie Ross / July 15, 2020 / 0 Comments

Are you a huge fan of craft beer? Have you ever wondered what it is like to brew alongside a professional brewer & produce a delicious product you can enjoy & be crazy proud of? Beerburg Brewing is offering JUST THAT! Trevor Nearburg, Owner & Brewer is hosting an innovative virtual home brewing experience that is sure to kick the blues of Covid19. The virtual brew will consist of ingredients specially foraged from Beerburg’s land. […]

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Homebrewing During a Global Pandemic

By Melanie Ross / May 26, 2020 / 0 Comments

While we all hunker down, a copious amount of unexpected time to investigate untapped hobbies and get creative has suddenly appeared. People are taking up new fitness practices, crafting, learning musical instruments, languages…homebrewing? Why not? With extra time abounding, what better opportunity to take up the skill of brewing your own beer? Some of Austin’s homebrewing gurus were happy to share their tips on how to get started on the journey.  I had the pleasure […]

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Wort War II Homebrew Competition at NXNW

By Pam Catoe / October 21, 2017 / 0 Comments

This year marks the second installment of the homebrewer focused competition held by NXNW Restaurant and Brewery. First, the unique approach to a Homebrew Competition starts with each contestant picking up 5 gallons of pre-made wort from the NXNW Brewery-Slaughter location on September 27th and 28th. The finished product is only limited to the contestant’s creativity, knowledge and skill with the end goal of producing a quality brew unique to that individual. The winning recipe […]

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Austin Home Brew Festival

Austin Homebrew Festival Nov. 3rd, 2017

By Irina Plakas / October 17, 2017 / 0 Comments

Austin Homebrew Festival 2017 A Celebration of Austin’s Finest Small Batch Beer The Austin Homebrew Festival celebrates the best of Austin’s homebrewed beers, meads, ciders, and kombuchas. Award-winning homebrewers from all over Central Texas participate in this annual event, with high quality brews to be expected at the festival. The Festival offers guests a chance to taste brews from over a dozen homebrewers, vote on their favorite brews for the coveted “People’s Choice Awards.” In […]

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The Best Part Of Home Brewing Beer Is Sharing

By Feature Blogger / June 23, 2014 / 0 Comments

This guest post is by Michael Farrell. The best part of home brewing beer is sharing it with friends. Let me tell you how I got started with home brewing. I purchased my first homebrew kit in 1993. Five years later I moved out of the college which I was attending (University of Texas), but my homebrew kit did not make the move with me, it ended up in the dumpster bin. I realized that the […]

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My First Homebrew

By Rich Plakas / March 6, 2013 / 2 Comments

A few years ago a friend of mine(not into craft beer) gifted me a Mr. Beer kit for Christmas. At the time I didn’t cook( I can burn water) so it just sat in a closet. When we moved to Austin, I decided to take the kit with us with the intention of attempting my first home brew. Fast forward a few months when I decided it was time! OF course at this point the Mr Beer  ingredients […]

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