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!
When fermenting beer, there are usually two stages to fermentation, primary fermentation and secondary fermentation.
How To Use Nutrients In Mead Making
Our Yeast Energizer is an excellent supplement to the Yeast Nutrient. Together they can supply everything that the yeast needs to keep going and stay healthy.
What Is Beer Brewing Yeast?
Brewing yeast is a species called Saccharomyces Cerevisiae and converts carbohydrates into carbon dioxide and alcohol.
NEW TO BREWING? START HERE!
Fermentation is the scientific process of yeast, a single-celled organis...
WHAT IS BEER BREWING YEAST?
What is brewing yeast? Why is brewing yeast? We're here to give you a hi...
THE BEST HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FOR HOMEBREWERS
Don't just give them a shiny box to unwrap. Give them an experience.
A stuck or sluggish fermentation is never fun. However, you need not wor...
COLD CRASHING BEER FOR CRYSTAL CLEAR HOMEBREW
Achieve crystal clear beer by using the method of cold crashing. Cold cr...
CONTROLLING FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE
Maintaining fermentation temperature within your yeast strain's preferre...
BEER RECIPES & INGREDIENTS
FERMENTIS NEW ENGLAND IPA YEAST STRAINS
The American Homebrewers Association reached out to Fermentis to put tog...
GROWING A HOP GARDEN
Hops come in an industry stable form, nicely pelletized, vacuum sealed o...
HOW TO GROW HOPS FROM RHIZOMES
Considering growing hops? Here's a step by step process on how to grow y...
BOTTLING & KEGGING
HOW TO CARBONATE BEER IN BOTTLES AND KEGS
Learn how to carbonate your beer in bottles and kegs using priming sugar...
LIST OF SUGARS THAT CAN BE USED FOR CARBONATING BEERS
A list of various sugars that can be used to carbonate your beer.
WHY DIDN'T MY BEER CARBONATE?
Is your beer not carbonating? Check out these common causes.
WINE, CIDER, & MEAD MAKING
HOW TO MAKE HARD CIDER
Sparkling, still, sweet, dry, strong, or mild - make it how you like. Al...
6 SECRETS FOR MAKING BETTER MEAD
Hitting your desired sweetness takes both skill and practice, but there ...
DO YOU NEED TO MAKE A WINE YEAST STARTER?
Sprinkling dry yeast on the wine seems too easy. Is it too good to be true?
KOMBUCHA & BEYOND
STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTIONS: KOMBUCHA RECIPE
Once you have all the necessary [ingredients and supplies,] you can get ...
HOW TO CARBONATE KOMBUCHA
Carbonation is naturally created while the SCOBY is converting the sweet...
HOW DO I FLAVOR MY KOMBUCHA?
There are three methods to adding flavor to kombucha: 1. In the Bottle, ...
BREWER'S NOTES & NEWS
HOW TO BUILD A BREW CAVE
The Brew Cave: the crown jewel of the homebrewer's humble abode. In this...
BREWING WITH DAD
Sharing the homebrew experience with a parent or child can be one of the...
TURN YOUR SPENT GRAIN INTO SAVORY, HEART-HEALTHY PRETZELS
Not only does spent grain allow you to reuse your grain, but it also cre...