Fermentation Guidelines for Homebrewing Beer

Fermentation Guidelines for Homebrewing Beer

The following is a guest post by Jeffrey Michael on the topic of homebrewing.  Learn more about him at the end of the post!

As the old saying goes, “Men don’t make beer. Men make wort. Yeast make beer.” Wort (pronounced vurt) is the boiled and hopped pre-beer liquid that requires the most human effort (you can read more about this in the 10-Step Brewing Guide). This is as far as an individual can go in actively “making” a beer. The next step is allowing fermentation to take control. Though less “hands on” than the brewing process, the fermentation stage is equally important in determining the final flavor of the finished product. Following the guidelines below will ensure that you help your yeast “make” the best homebrew possible…. 

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Sage Cream Cheese with Yogurt


Sage, an often undervalued herb, is native to the Mediterranean region. In ancient Rome, it was known to have healing properties, and was included as a part of the official Roman pharmacopeia. This recipe makes a pleasantly flavored cheese that is delightful spread on baguette slices. It can also be used as a base for… 

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Bubble Bath!

Bubble Bath

My kids love bubble baths! Do yours? Today my son and I decided to try this lovely bubble bath recipe: Warming Bubble Bath

A Closer Look: Beer Making Ingredients

beer making ingredients

With so many new homebrewing supplies, and many in the beer making category, it is hard to highlight just one.  So instead we will take a broad look at the new list of beer making ingredients offered by Cultures for Health.  These varieties of Mangrove Jack’s Dried Yeast strains offer you some great options.

Cultures for Health Adds New Homebrewing Products!

Homebrewing Intro

We are excited to announce that Cultures for Health has launched a brand new line of homebrewing products and supplies.  For many, making things like yogurt, kefir, cheeses, sourdough, and cultured vegetables is a great DIY way to save money and increase the health benefits of food.  A natural extension of this is to make… 

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