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
Welcome Spring with a Maibock
Traditional Maibocks have been lagering for months to be enjoyed while swinging about the maypole - and are now ready to be enjoyed.
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
Growing Hops at Home
We're here to help you make your beer YOUR beer. From growing your own hops to brewing your own beer.
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ALL GRAIN BREWING GLOSSARY
Glossary definitions for All Grain brewing terms from A to Z
HOMEBREWING INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS
Find all of our instructional videos for starter kits, equipment, ingred...
An airlock is a piece of homebrewing equipment filled with sanitizer tha...
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
WELCOME SPRING WITH A MAIBOCK
While Oktoberfest may reign as the popular occasion to drink German beer...
YOUR GUIDE TO THE ESSENTIAL (BEER) WORKER: FRESH YEAST
Dry to liquid, lager to ales, we carry a lot of yeast strains. And some,...
FROM BRATWURST TO BRAT WORT: HOW TO MAKE YOUR NEW FAVORITE BEER
Over the last few years, dessert beers have really had their time to shi...
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 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
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...