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This presentation given by Omega’s owner, Mark Schwarz, was rich with information. See the slideshow presentation, videos, talking points, and some notes taken from the presentation! Notes from Presentation: Slide – What does Omega Yeast Do? Entirely liquid yeast Custom propping fresh strains for breweries Privately bank and prop your strains, example Brett strains that…
This handy chart shows the wine yeast we carry at Brewstock, and should help guide you in choosing the prefect yeast for your next project, whether it be wine, cider, mead, or something else.
How do you bottle beer from the keg without introducing oxygen? You use a Counter Pressure Bottle Filler. It might seem daunting and complicated, but is actually fairly easy to setup and use. Using the counter pressure filler will keep beer in the bottle significantly longer than filling a growler from the keg, and allow…
Here are some water profiles that we use that might come in handy. All minerals here are shown in parts per million (ppm). Scroll to the bottom for more handy resources. Water Profile Calcium Magnesium Sodium Chloride Sulfate Bicarbonate Deionized Source Water Ca: 0 Mg: 0 Na: 0 Cl: 0 SO4: 0 HCO3: 0 Orleans…
Check out all the malts Brewstock carries in one convenient and cumbersome chart. We carry about ~50 different malts, so if we don’t have the grain you’re looking for, there’s probably something we do have that will be perfectly comparable.
Our beer yeast chart shows comparisons of all five beer yeast companies we carry; White Labs, Wyeast, Omega, Safale/Fermentis, and Lallemand/Danstar. It also shows the known or best guess brewery source. Best guesses have been italicized and marked with a (?). If not exact, these guesses are very close, and will work as substitutes.
Check out most of, if not all, the hops we carry. This easy to read chart shows Alpha Acid percentage, notable flavor and aroma characteristics, and the closest substitutes.
Need to build a recipe? Brewer’s Friend is a helpful, intuitive, and non intimidating way to search for beer ingredients and calculate the statistics of your next beer. https://www.brewersfriend.com/homebrew/recipe/calculator