EXPERT KNOWLEDGE BASE
Whether you're brewing your first batch of beer or your 50th, the brewmasters at Northern Brewer have created a complete knowledge base of articles to help you concoct the perfect homebrew!
New To Brewing
How to Make Beer: Brewing 101
Are you ready to take the plunge into the incredible world of homebrewing? This comprehensive guide will teach you everything you need to know to make your very first batch of beer. If you can make mac and cheese from a box, you can make beer. So what are you waiting for? Let's brew this!
Beer Recipes & Ingredients
Top 8 Summer Beers
Summer beer isn’t just a refreshing beverage, it’s a vessel that captures the memories of an entire season.
Recipes & Ingredients
Hard Seltzer Instructions
You can learn how hard seltzer is made, and how you can make it at home....at a fraction of the cost!
Beer Recipes & Ingredients
Helping Yeast Stay Fresh
Your Guide to the Essential (Beer) Worker: Fresh Yeast
NEW TO BREWING? START HERE!
21 HOMEBREWING LESSONS I WISH I’D LEARNED SOONER
Whether it’s something that saves you time, money, or even space in your...
NORTHERN BREWER HOMEBREWING STARTER KIT BUYER GUIDE
Whether you’re looking for yourself or for a friend wanting to get into ...
Glossary definitions for homebrewing terms from A to Z
AERATING YOUR WORT
Aerating, or adding oxygen, to your wort is perhaps the easiest way to i...
CENTER OF GRAVITY BREWING SCULPTURE INSTRUCTIONS
HOW TO BREW IN A BAG
Brew In A Bag, or as it’s commonly abbreviated BIAB, is an easy homebrew...
BEER RECIPES & INGREDIENTS
INTRODUCING OMEGA YEAST'S COSMIC PUNCH™: A THIOL-BOOSTING VERSION OF BRITISH V
Cosmic Punch (OYL-402) is the first strain released as a part of a Thiol...
SAFALE™ BE-134: THE MULTI-PURPOSE SAISON DRY YEAST
The SafAle™ BE-134 is most often presented on forums and magazines as th...
WELCOME SPRING WITH A MAIBOCK
While Oktoberfest may reign as the popular occasion to drink German beer...
BOTTLING & KEGGING
HOW TO KEG BEER
Want to know how to keg beer? Watch this video and you'll be ready for y...
HOW TO CARBONATE BEER IN BOTTLES AND KEGS
Learn how to carbonate your beer in bottles and kegs using priming sugar...
SUGARS USED FOR CARBONATING BEER
A list of various sugars that can be used to carbonate your beer.
WINE, CIDER, & MEAD MAKING
HOW TO MAKE MEAD AT HOME
If you make your own wine, the transition to making Mead is easy, and th...
RJS CRAFT WINEMAKING BRAND REFRESH
Northern Brewer is excited to announce the launch of RJS Winemaking’s bo...
HOW TO MAKE HARD CIDER
Sparkling, still, sweet, dry, strong, or mild - make it how you like. Al...
KOMBUCHA & BEYOND
HOW TO MAKE HARD SELTZER: WHITE CLAW CLONE
At a time when hard seltzer is taking over the world, we thought we'd cr...
HOW TO MAKE BOOZY KOMBUCHA
Give you're kombucha an extra kick and learn how to make alcoholic kombu...
STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS: KOMBUCHA RECIPE
Once you have all the necessary [ingredients and supplies,] you can get ...
BREWER'S NOTES & NEWS
24TH ANNUAL BIG BREW DAY 2021
Go Big Brew or Go Home May 1, 2021 is National Homebrew Day! And what be...
WITCH HUNT: CRAFT BEER’S COVEN
International Women’s Day has been celebrating the social, economic, cul...
TURN YOUR SPENT GRAIN INTO SAVORY, HEART-HEALTHY PRETZELS
Not only does spent grain allow you to reuse your grain, but it also cre...