Brew Your Own Beer News and Events

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Omega Yeast Cosmic Punch Now Available!

Cosmic Punch from Omega Yeast has arrived in the shop! Add some punch to your IPA with vibrant passion fruit, grapefruit, and guava notes but with additional thiol aromas through biotransformation. Come and get it!

 

Winexpert LE21 Lineup – Pre-Order Today!

There’s a reason the Winexpert Limited Edition™ collection is the most sought-after craft winemaking kit. Every year this exceptional series explores the world’s most distinguished wine-growing regions, offering unique and exciting wines from classic varietals to exceptional blends.

This annual showcase features hidden gems in limited quantities and is available by reservation only. It’s a one-of-a-kind global adventure you don’t want to miss.

These Limited Edition releases are now available for pre-order. To place your order, email or call (610-449-5496) the shop. The deadline to order is Friday, November 12.

View the full Winexpert LE21 lineup.

 

Winexpert Odyssey Shiraz Limited Release

A masterful blend of iconic Australian Shiraz from two renowned regions, enhanced with three types of wood to deliver one epic wine.

Rich, full-bodied with luscious blackberry and plum layered with chocolate, vanilla, and sweet spice, culminating in a warm lengthy finish.

This Limited Release is now in stock.

 

Roll out the Barrels…!

We have a limited supply of brand new, 5-gallon American Oak barrels with medium char inside. Perfect for beer or wine.

 

Digiboil Electric Brew Kettles!

Digiboil electric brew kettles are back in stock! Plug it in and start brewing. All-grain, partial mash, or extract. No mash tun, no burner, no propane.

 

Brewer’s Best Fall favorites return!

Pumpkin Spice Porter and last year’s runaway hit, Zombiefest – a high abv Oktoberfest – are back in stock. Now is the time to brew these fall favorites and have them ready for the fall!

 

Brewer’s Best Sours Featuring Philly Sour Yeast

These sour recipes are easy to craft and thanks to Lallemand’s Philly Sour yeast. Philly Sour yeast produces lactic acid before fermentation starts so you don’t require traditional long aging periods or the use of the kettle souring method. This yeast was discovered by the University of the Sciences right here in Philly!

Our three new Brewer’s Best Sour extract kits now in stock are:

• Pineapple Tart Sour Ale
• Pucker Peach Sour Ale
• Sour Mango Pale Ale

 

New Hops in the shop! Perfect for your Hazy IPA’s!

Zamba™ (formerly HS-1214) dances in with juicy tropical fruits (pineapple, mango), stone fruits, candy, and orange tangerine. A BSG Hops exclusive!

Citiva™ has ripe stone fruit, sweet floral, and soft peach flavors and aromas, as well as tropical fruit and lime character.

 

Verdant IPA Yeast

Selected in collaboration with Verdant Brewing in the UK, it’s a highly versatile strain and is well suited for a variety of styles including NEIPA, English IPA, American Pale, English Bitters, Sweet stouts and Sours.

 

OMEGA Yeasts: Sundew, Bonanza and Lutra Kveik

In addition to all your favorite Omega yeasts, we have Sundew and Bonanza in stock.

Sundew’s ripe strawberry, passion fruit, pear, and stone fruit combine to emphasize desirable notes in modern fruity hops. This Omega Yeast original strain was inspired by its parental strain’s fruit esters, which were originally obscured by Belgian phenolic character. Sundew, however, is non-phenolic and incapable of producing the spicy clove flavors that were previously competing with its pure, juicy red-fruit bouquet.

Ripe banana esters (with a hint of pear) make this new, Omega Yeast original a standout for pastry stouts, milkshake IPAs and other modern ales. For prime banana esters, pitch at 68°F (20°C) and let free rise to 72-75°F (22-24°C). Unlike its parental Hefeweizen strain, Bananza is versatile because it is non-phenolic and therefore incapable of producing clove flavors that would mask its pure banana profile.

Isolated from our Hornindal Kveik culture, Lutra™ is shockingly clean with unrivaled speed when pitched at 90°F (32°C). The strain is perfect for brewing an even more neutral and refreshing pseudo-lager at its lower temperatures, without the lead time of a traditional lager yeast. Lutra is your worry-free way to navigate the evolving demand for cold ones.

 

Home Brew Starter Equipment Kits

Our 5-gallon starter equipment kit is the easiest way to get started brewing your own beer. The kit includes a fermentation bucket, a bottling bucket, lid, airlock, auto-siphon, hose, bottle filler, bottle capper, carboy brush, hydrometer, and easy clean sanitizer. Equipment you will continue to use for every batch of homebrew. You will also need a stainless steel brew kettle and bottles. We also have 1-gallon equipment kits as well.

 

New logo! New tees!

Fresh batch of tees are now available with our sharp new logo! Short sleeve and long sleeve. Lots of color choices. Sizes available: M-L-XL-XXL

 

Brewer’s Best 8-Gallon and 16-Gallon Brew Kettles

With or Without? 8-gallon stainless steel brew kettles. Both kettles have graduated gallon markings on inside and out. Solid kettle has .08mm thick bottom. Kettle with welded 1/2″ ports has 1.0mm thick bottom and ports for optional kettle valve and thermometer. We also have 16-gallon brew kettle with welded 1/2″ ports. We also have a 10-gallon tri-clad BrewBuilt kettle.

 

Kegs and Stuff

We stock new 2.5 gallon and used 5 gallon corny kegs. We do CO2 tank exchanges. Sankey taps, faucets, shanks, regulators, hoses, cleaners, etc. Everything you need to convert a fridge or fix up a kegerator.