Beer Maverick

Which Size Brew Kettle Should You Get?

Correctly sizing a brew kettle can be a bit confusing for those doing traditional all grain or BIAB brewing. Typically, home brewers will start small – either with a kit or with second-hand equipment...

Beer Volume Conversions

Beer gives delivered to us in all different shapes and sizes. From kegs to bottles to cans, there seems to be an unlimited array of beer containers. We’ve decided to create a handy chart to help convert some of...

5 Best Types of Hop Spiders Available

A hop spider has become one of my most indispensable home brewing products. I use it for every home brew, and it has more than paid for itself in ease of cleanup time and wort savings. What is a Hop Spider? A hop spider...

What are Experimental Hops?

Experimental hops are hops that are still working their way through the viability phase of their breeding program. We as brewers are taking advantage of the end result of what is typically a multi-year process. Before...