Take HOPUNION’s Hop Aroma Wheel For A Spin

Hey all! I’m sure you’re heard of my love of hops, little hops, big hops, fresh hops… now, we can use HOPUNION’s Aroma Wheel to better smell our beer and determine which hop varieties are used in our beverages. (The beer geek in me is super excited to drink!) Click on the wheel below to…

10 Who-Knew Uses for What Beer Can Do

1. Make Jewelry Sparkle Using a light ale and a clean towel, polish gold jewelry to remove dirt. The beer’s natural acids help bring back the shine, says Timothy Dahl, editor of home improvement and green site Charles & Hudson. Try this on tarnished copper pots, too. 2. Give Your Hair Shine Put life back…

Inky Beer’s Top 21 Brewery Label Art from the USA

I chose the Top 21 brewery label art, below, under the following criteria: The following choices are based on Kim Collins’ personal opinion of what “good” beer label art is… for example, I like bold lines, sharp contrast, fine detail, and creative typography use. The following breweries were chosen because they produce consistently quality beer…

How to Dry Hop Your Home Brew

Beer Nerd Alert! Thanks to Jasper’s Homebrew and Winemaking (on Twitter at @boomchugalug), we have some choice pieces of information to share with those wanting to try dry hopping while homebrewing! Inky Beer is going to try this with our Imperial IPA. Dry Hopping Instructions Dry hopping is the process whereby hops are added uncooked…