Kit Review

Reviews of all things homebrew related by Macchomebrew.club members


Kit Review – B451 Snowstar Two-Tone Beanie – Rub and Sniff

No matter what kind of brewer you are, a compulsory part of any good brewery set up is the beanie, ...
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Kit Review – Get-er-Brewed Brew in a Bag

I've been brewing for just over a year now, and have brewed several beers (of varying quality) from all grain ...
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Kit Review – BrewUK Stove Toppers – Small Batch Starter Kit

Bit of a Caveat, resurrecting an old review here but a worthwhile review all the same!! I first tried the The ...
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Book Review – Home Brew Beer – Greg Hughes

I always associate Dorling Kindersley with kids books about dinosaurs or pond life, and initially when you flick through the pages it ...
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Book Review – IPA – Mitch Steele

For the life of me I don’t know why I haven’t picked up this book earlier, I’m absolutely kicking myself! ...
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Book Review – The Radical Brewer – Randy Mosher

I bought this based on an indirect Twitter recommendation from Jay Krause of Quantum Brewing ( now brewing at Cloudwater brew Co.) ...
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Book Review – Experimental Homebrewing – Drew Beechum and Denny Conn

Ever since reading Randy Mosher’s superbly influential Radical Brewing I had been desperately seeking another book to fill the void ...
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Kit Review – Your Brew custom bottle caps

Because I'm a bit of a cheap skate, I tend to give bottles of my beer away as gifts to ...
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Book Review – The Craft of Stone Brewing Co. – Greg Koch & Steve Wagner

This book chronicles the history of Stone Brewing, from it's humble beginnings to the mega brewery it is today, all ...
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Book Review – The Home brewer’s Guide to Vintage Beer – Ron Pattinson

This book is a bit of a strange one when you first set eyes on it. It’s a hardback, but ...
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Book Review – Brew Like a Monk – Stan Hieronymus

This book is getting a little long in the tooth now, but the information contained within is all still very ...
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Book Review – Mikkeller’s Book of Beer – Mikkel Borg Bjergsø and Pernille Pang

I was totally unaware of this book’s existence until someone randomly tweeted about it. 30 seconds later I had slapped ...
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Book Review – Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation – Chris White and Jamil Zainasheff

Written by the head honcho of Whitelabs (along with famed homebrewer Jamil Zainasheff) there was no shadow of doubt that ...
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Book Review – American Sour Beers – Michael Tonsmeire

I’ve always had a thing for sour beers but I had never considered brewing one as it all seemed a ...
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Thinking of Kegging

Breaking from the recent trend a post about Keg beer.... As a homebrewer I enjoy every aspect of brewing, it's all good ...
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Book Review – Beer Styles from Around the World

As a brewer, despite how knowledgeable you might be on the subject, there are always something new to learn, and ...
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Kit Review – Inkbird ITC-308 Temperature Controller

Regardless of how good you think your brewing methods are, it doesn’t mean anything if the yeast can’t work their ...
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Kit Review: SmashBox Gluten Free Amarillo Pale Ale Extract Beer Kit

As a forum member at www.jimsbeerkit.co.uk I was offered the opportunity to review a Gluten Free Extract kit, supplied by ...
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The end of the kitchen sink beer?

Everyone has been there, it comes to brew day you've got mountains of bits of grain and hops, 30 grams ...
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Digital hydrometers are they it worth it?

So anyone that knows me, probably realises that I'm a bit of a geek for gadgets to brew with, I'm ...
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