What Is Sake?
Sake

Sake is a type of rice-based alcoholic drink that originates from Japan. While Sake is referred to as a rice wine it is technically not a wine. Wine is produced by fermenting the sugar that is naturally found in fruit while sake is created through a brewing process that mimics the brewing process of beer. […]

What Is A Dessert Wine?
Dessert Wine

A dessert wine is a sweet wine that is typically served with dessert. They can also be enjoyed alone or accompanied by fruit or bakery sweets. There is not a simple definition of a dessert wine. In the UK a dessert wine is any sweet wine that is drunk with a meal, as opposed to […]

What Is Wheat Beer?
Wheat Beer

Wheat Beer is a beer that is brewed using wheat as one of its primary fermentation ingredients in the mash. Usually a wheat beer will contain any where from 30% to 70% wheat malt. Malted barley will then be used to fill the remaining percentage like most other styles of beer. Due to a …

What Is Zinfandel?
Zinfandel

Zinfandel is the most popular type of red grape. It is planted in over 10 percent of California vineyards. While California is the most popular place to grow the Zinfandel grape it is grown all over the United States as well. It can be found growing in Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts, Nevada, New […]

SundayBrew Recommends EXP Dunnigan Hills Viognier
EXP Dunnigan Hills Viognier

SundayBrew recommends EXP Dunnigan Hills Viognier by R.H. Phillips Wine Company ! This exotic and fruity wine will certainly catch your attention. The grapes used for Dunnigan Hills Viognier come from the Dunnigan Hills of Yolo County in California. The grapes are grown from 15 year old vines that thrive on thin clay loamy soil which mimics […]

What Is Chardonnay?
Chardonnay

Chardonnay is a green-skinned variety of grape that is used to make white wine. This variety of grape can be grown wherever wine is produced from California to New Zealand. The Chardonnay grape is quite a neutral grape. The time of harvesting is crucial because as the grape ripens it rapidly loses it’s acidity. For […]

30qt Polarware Brew Kettle w/ Valve & Thermometer
Polarware Brew Kettle

Polarware Stainless Steel Kettle 30qt size is perfect for full wort boil of 5 gallon batches! All fittings are SS weld-less with 1/2″ threads and high temp silicone gaskets. 30 Quart Capacity 20 gauge Stainless Steel 1/2″ NPT Weld-less Compact valve with 3/8″ flow port Weld-less thermometer These economy Polarware stainless steel kettles give you […]

What Is A Carboy?
Carboy

In brewing a carboy is a glass or plastic container used for fermenting beverages such as wine, mead, and beer. It is fitted with a rubber stopper and a fermentation lock in the neck to prevent bacteria and oxygen from entering during the fermentation process. During a small scale homebrew, it is recommended to use […]

Sunday Brew Recommends Toasted Head Cabernet Sauvignon
Toasted_Head_Cabernet_Sauvignon

If you are looking for a fabulous wine at a great price then SundayBrew recommends Toasted Head Cabernet Sauvignon! From the fire breathing bear on the label to its wonderfully flavorful taste you won’t be disappointed with this Cabernet. The grapes used to make this wine are grown from the Lake County region of California […]

SundayBrew Spotlights Cape Cod Beer
Cape Cod Beer

SundayBrew spotlights Cape Cod Beer, which came from humble beginnings in the spring of 2004. The original location was the old facilities of the Hyport Brewing Company at the west end of Main Street in Hyannis. Cape Cod Beer was brewed there for a little less than 2 years. Their original system was a 7 […]

International Bitterness Units
International Bitterness Unit Equation

An International Bitterness Unit (IBU) is the measurement of the bitterness in beer. One IBU is equal to one milligram of isomerized alpha acid per liter of beer. Isomerized alpha acids are the main bittering compound derived from hops. One IBU is measured directly using a formula with a spectrophotometer and solvent extraction. There are […]

What Is Fermentation?
Wine Fermentation

The process of fermentation is the action that creates wine out of grape juice. Fermentation is when yeast interacts with the sugars in grape juice to create ethanol, commonly known as ethyl alcohol, and carbon dioxide. When making wine the temperature, speed of fermentation, and level of oxygen present is important. The primary stage …

Deluxe Wine Making Kit by Strange Brew
Deluxe Wine Making Kit

The strange brew deluxe wine making kit includes all the equipment you need to make six gallons of wine. Our wine makers have hand selected each item for quality and durability. This kit also offers more equipment than other kits that claim to be deluxe. This kit includes an easy to use bottle filler and […]

What Is Oaked Wine?
Oak Barrel

In the wine world the term oaked refers to using actual oak wood in the wine making process. The use of oak in wine making can effect the color, taste, tannin profile, and texture of the wine. The use of oak can be varied from storing the wine in an oak barrel while it is […]

What Is A Riesling Wine?
Riesling Wines

A Riesling wine is made from white grapes that come from the Rhine region of Germany. The Riesling grape is a late maturing, low yielding grape which may be reflected on the price of the wine. This grape is very aromatic and smells almost flowery with a high acidity level. When these …

What Is Hops?

Hops are the flowering buds of the female hop plant. The hop plant is actually a vine that is grown in gardens or fields using poles and strings to make them climb vertically. The number one reason for the commercial farming of hops is for its use in beer. Commercial hop yards can be found […]

SundayBrew Recommends Farmer Jon’s Oatmeal Stout

SundayBrew recommends Farmer Jon’s Oatmeal Stout by Heartland Brewery and Burger of New York City, New York. If you are craving a real good stout, look out! Heartland Brewery and Burger located in Times Square in New York City has the cure for what ales you. From the moment you walk into …

SundayBrew Recommends Kate The Great Russian Imperial Stout

SundayBrew Recommends Kate The Great Russian Imperial Stout by Portsmouth Brewery of Portsmouth, New Hampshire is undoubtedly one of the greatest beers in the world, it is also one of the rarest of beers. Each year on Kate Day eager fans of Kate The Great have gathered for their chance at tasting some of the […]

SundayBrew Recommends Pliny The Elder

SundayBrew Recommends Pliny The Elder by the Russian River Brewing Company of Santa Rosa, California. SundayBrew feels that Russian River Brewing has perfected the American Double / Imperial India Pale Ale with its fine offering of Pliny The Elder. Pliny The Elder weighs in with an 8.0% ABV and has won the Gold Medal at […]

American Craft Brewing
american craft brewing

American brew masters underwent a remarkable resurgence during the 1970’s when enthusiasts began infusing local spices into their beers rejuvenating and revitalizing the micro brewing phenomena. Micro-brewing or craft brewing was inspired by the traditional European beer styles such as old ales and lagers but by also tinkering with proportions and combinations of hops …

New Brewers Complete Home Brew Kit

New Brewers Complete Home Brew Kit includes everything you’ll need to create the perfect home made brew right from the start! It’s easy to follow instructions and quality components assure a great experience every time. Perfect for the first time home brewer and a great gift! Each Equipment Kit Includes: True Brew Handbook, 6.5 Gallon […]

Mr. Beer Deluxe Bottling System
Mr Beer Deluxe Bottling System

Drink a home brew in as little as 14 days with this convenient brewer’s essential set. It includes eight 1-liter plastic PET bottles, caps, and labels. Designed to provide everything needed to “bottle” a 2-gallon batch of beer. The set makes it easy to store and drink a home brew, to the delight of friends […]

Strange Brew Home-Brew Brewing Starter Equipment Kit
Strange Brew Home-Brew Brewing Starter Equipment Kit

K7 Gold Complete BEER Equipment Kit with 5 Gallon Glass Carboy The Strange Brew Gold Complete Beer Kit includes: 7.8 Gallon Drilled Primary Fermenting Bucket with Drilled & Grommeted Lid, Bottling Spigot, 5 Gallon Glass Carboy with Rubber Stopper, 3-Piece Airlock (for Fermenting Bucket), Adhesive Thermometer (for Fermenting Bucket), Glass Triple Scale Hydrometer, Strange Brew […]

What Is Home Brew?
Home Brew

Home Brew is the process of brewing your own beer from home :0) Here is a picture of a home brew station.



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