Category: Articles

Mixing wort with whiskey

Posted by December 19, 2016

Here’s a quick tip about whiskey, wort and beer brewing I picked up at my last Craft Beer and Brewing retreat in Colorado. John Mallett from Bell’s Brewing shared it with me though I’ve since found that other brewers also know this trick. Hot Wort and Whiskey or Scotch So the tip is this: while you are boiling, draw a tumbler full of hot wort…

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December issue of Brew Your Own

Posted by November 19, 2012

December issue of Brew Your Own December issue feature stories includes: -Celebrating Sierra Nevada -Strong Ales -Steampunk Brewing System -Tesgüino: An Ancient Mexican Beer -Filtering Homebrew   Departments section includes: -Tips From the Pros: Sweet Stouts -Style Profile: Sweet Stouts -Techniques: Oak-Aged Homebrews -Advanced Brewing: Oxidation -Projects: Beer Dispensing Tower

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Andrew Robson like his father Mel, founder of ESB Brewing has become Head Brewer at The Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel   Like Father Like Son You could say that the head brewer at the Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel, Andrew Robson, has beer in his genes. His father, Mel Robson, was a home-brew mentor and friend to many – myself included – who started mash or…

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ESB Brewing and The Brew Shop have introduced a new freight system for sending Hop orders. Freight and Hops from ESB Brewing and The Brew Shop The long and short of it is ESB Brewing and The Brew Shop charges for only the first 100g hop pouch and all subsequent pouches are free that is any amount any weight all for $8.80 for the first…

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Beer Brewing Right at Home

Posted by September 20, 2012

  Beer Brewing Right at Home Beer brewing right at home is quickly becoming a favourite pastime for beer enthusiasts around the world. With new microbreweries opening all the time people are being exposed to a wide array of flavours when it comes to beer. This boost in popularity has given rise to a boost in the number of home brewers. At ESB we offer…

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Beer Making Equipment and Supplies

Posted by September 20, 2012

Beer Making Equipment and Supplies Beer Making Made Easy Beer making made easy isn’t just for the beer companies anymore. At The Brew Shop brewing we have everything you need to brew quality beer right in your own home. You’ll be surprised by how easy brewing beer can be when you have the right setup. We have all the tools you need whether you are…

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ESB for Quality Homebrew Ingredients

Posted by September 20, 2012

                In the past homebrew was associated with poor quality beer that was drinkable but not necessarily tasty. Today home brewers have access to a wide array of products designed to produce beer that is both delicious and easy to brew. ESB brewing carries everything a home brewer needs whether you’re just getting started or well on your…

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                Beer brewing Beer brewing is quickly becoming a favourite pastime for beer enthusiasts around the world. With new microbreweries opening all the time people are being exposed to a wide array of flavours when it comes to beer. This boost in popularity has given rise to a boost in the number of home brewers. At ESB we…

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Brewing Beer Made Easy

Posted by September 20, 2012

                ESB offers everything you’ll need for brewing beer right in your own home. You may think that brewing at home is complicated but you’ll be surprised by how easy it can be. Whether you are looking for a basic beer brewing kit or the ingredients to create fine ale from scratch you’ve come to the right place….

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Easy to Use Brewing Kits

Posted by September 20, 2012

                Have you thought about brewing your own beer but are not quite sure where to start? If so, one of our brewing kits may be just what you need. We have several to choose from including kits that come with brewing equipment and simple extract kits for those who already have a set up. We have you…

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