Feelin’ New Zealand

There’s a guest brewer in the house today, and I don’t think we could have picked a better brew day for him to join. Vincent Hine, former brewer at Hallertau Brewbar, a 12 hectoliter (~10 bbl) brewpub in Auckland New Zealand joined Alex on the brew deck. We first met Vince last November at a […]

Endless Hot Water = Endless Beer

Beer is 90+% water by weight. Brewery cleaning and sanitation is essential to consistently great craft beer and also requires a healthy amount of clean, hot water. With these two facts in mind, the brewery upgrade we installed yesterday, while not as flashy as big, shiny, new 80 bbl tanks or a larger boil kettle, is […]