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    Thorough reviews and guides of the leading brewing equipment.

Hopsy review

Hopsy Review: Fresh Beer on Tap, Delivered Straight from the Brewery

The wonderful and ever tasteful craft beer industry is reaching unprecedented heights as technology opens new and exciting doors of the brewing world. Automated brewing machines, such as Pico Brew, completely automate the brewing process, making homebrewing less intimidating for … Continue Reading

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Pico U Release Date

PicoBrew Announces New Pico U System, Postpones Campaign

UPDATE: Currently, PicoBrew postponed the Pico U development until later this year. We will update this post as soon as details change. PicoBrew is looking to dominate the market for automated brewing systems. It just announced another new system, shortly … Continue Reading

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Brewie review

Brewie Review: Fully Automated Brewing at its Best

The Brewie automated brewing system was one of the original fully automated brewing machines to market, and it’s packed with great features for both experienced and new brewers alike. It’s one of the only automated brewing systems that will brew … Continue Reading

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Pico Z pre-order

PicoBrew Launches Bigger and Better Z Series

PicoBrew is the father of automated homebrewing, and they just launched a new modular brewing system called the Pico Z. The Pico Z is based off of the original zymatic, but can be stacked to increase brewing capacity without taking … Continue Reading

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MiniBrew Interview

MiniBrew Spotlight: Chat with Co-Founders Olivier and Bart

We recently had the amazing opportunity to talk with the two co-founders of Netherlands-based MiniBrew, Olivier van Oord and Bart van de Kooij, one of the newest entrants in the market of automated brewing. While they certainly weren’t first to … Continue Reading

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Mini Brew Beer Maker

MiniBrew Launches Unique Automated Brewing System

MiniBrew launched their iteration of the automated brewing system into the market. The MiniBrew did its due diligence and improved upon some of the pitfalls of its predecessors that we covered in our original overview of automated brewing systems. History … Continue Reading

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Equipment to start brewing

Equipment List: Everything You Need to Start Homebrewing

The variations in homebrewing starter kits are staggering, and it’s a constantly growing list of available options. But what equipment do you really need to start homebrewing? You really don’t need to know that much about homebrewing if you decide … Continue Reading

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bottles for home brewed beer

How to Bottle Beer with the PicoBrew System

As you may already know, one of the limitations of the PicoBrew and similar automated brewing systems, is the fermentation and serving vessels are usually a shared keg. This means that you need to purchase multiple 5L kegs and set … Continue Reading

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What Gives Beer Body, Flavor, and Alcohol?

As we’ve touched on earlier, beer is made up of 4 magical ingredients: Water, Malted Barley, Hops, and Yeast. But what gives beer its unique properties of body and flavor? And where does the alcohol come from? Let’s dig deep … Continue Reading

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Custom Pico recipes

Creating a Custom PicoBrew Recipe with Freestyle PicoPak

If you own a PicoBrew Pico, your beer will be created by adding a PicoPak to the automated brewing system. The PicoPak contains recipe information like hop additions, fermentation temperature, and more. Inside of the package is all of the … Continue Reading

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