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Briess white wheat gives a malty flavor not obtained with raw wheat. Flavor is less pronounced than red wheat, but maintains better consistency in the mash. Flavor contributions: sweet, malty, wheat, floury, doughy. Typical Color L: 2.5. Full spec sheet here.
18% alcohol tolerance. A very competitive yeast that will inhibit wild yeasts. It will restart stuck fermentations because of good alcohol and sulfite tolerance. This is a very neutral yeast that will have very little effect on the varietal character of the grape. A popular strain that ferments fully and flocculates well producing compact lees. ...
For boosting gravity. Also used in cider production. Buy big and save!
Riverbend Appalachian Wheat
Produced here in Asheville, this is what Riverbend has to say about this regional malt- "This malt uses a new regionally adapted variety of soft red wheat called Oakes. This variety was developed for use in the artisan bread industry, but we’ve found it makes a great malting variety as well! The aroma and flavor are more pronounced than traditi...
Hydrometer Test Cylinder
Used to hold the sample for taking gravity or proof readings. Available in plastic or glass. NOTE: If proofing spirits, you MUST use glass; the plastic can't handle high octane.
6.5 Gallon Plastic Fermentor
Food grade fermenting bucket with graduated markings showing volume. Includes a drilled/grommeted lid.
15.5" long, with a solid metal base and easy-to-read 3-scale readout. Packaged, with instructions, in a tube with no hanger cap. Readings idealized at 60°F. Works for beer, wine, cider, mead, and mashes. Scales: Balling: 0-38% Potential ABV: 0-22% Specific Gravity: 0.990 - 1.170
Our most popular all-purpose distilling yeast, one 243g pack can be used for distilling up to 6.6 gallons of premium wash. It makes up to 20% ABV verrry quickly (within one week)! Can produce up to 14.5% ABV in 48 hours. Each pack contains yeast, nutrients, antifoam, vitamins, and minerals; these are UREA-free, so carcinogens are not a concern.
Adds proteins to increase body and head retention. Great for stouts. Available in 25lb. bulk.
Also called an alcoholmeter. This marvelous tool shows the proof of spirits. The presence of sugar will distort readings, so this is only for pure spirits and spirits blended with water (not juice or sugar, etc). Proof scale 0-200.
Also known as flaked corn, we have it available by the pound or in bulk. Used in certain American lagers, cream ales, and whiskey production.
Riverbend Carolina Rye
This malt is produced here in Asheville using an heirloom variety called Wrens Abruzzi that has been grown in the south for over 200 years. Look for classic blend herbal spice, black peppercorn, and citrus flavor. Color 5.5L
Unmalted wheat. Flaked wheat adds more intense wheat flavor, as well proteins to increase body and head retention in any style, but very often used in lambic brewing.
Contributes a spicy rye note and slick mouthfeel. Less spicy than regular malted rye.
30" Carboy Brush
Team me up with a good cleaner such as PBW or OBW and we'll make cleaning that carboy a breeze.
Beechwood Smoked Malt
This smoked malt from Swaen is a traditional "rauchmalt" as used in German smoked beers. Smoke character is smooth and woody, without being earthy or ashy. May be used up to 100% Color 2.8L. Full spec sheet here.
A heavy, PET plastic carboy ideal for fermentations of wine or beer, including secondary. The material is completely taste and odor free, stain resistant, and impermeable to oxygen. Unlike glass, these are lightweight and virtually unbreakable (no trips to the ER for stitches!). Smooth inner walls prevent sediment from collecting and make for e...
A classic for home brewers. These glass carboys are from Italy and come in multiple sizes. We recommend using the 6.5 gal for primary fermentation, the 6 gal for doing secondary fermentation on wine or beer, the five gal for secondary, and the 3 gal for small batches. NOTE: We do not currently ship glass. These are for in store pick up only. How...
Cherry Smoked Malt
Briess cherry-smoked "rauchmalt" has intense but smooth sweet smoked flavor and aroma reminiscent of summer backyard barbeques. It's delish! Color 5L. Full spec sheet here.
Stainless Weldless Ball Valve
Perfect for conversion projects such as building a mashtun or adding a ball valve to your brew kettle. No welding required, just a 1" diameter hole. Weldless kit includes a 1/2" Full Port ball valve and a 1/2" barb. All fittings are made from 304 type stainless steel for a lifetime of corrosion free use.
Amylase Enzyme (1 oz.)
Improves starch-to sugar conversion; increases alcohol yield and reduces residual gravity.
7.9 Gallon Plastic Fermentor
Food grade bucket with graduated markings showing volume. Includes drilled/grommeted lid.
Proximity malted rye adds a distinct slick earthy spiciness. 3.7L
Our new best-selling fermentor. These wide-mouth fermentors are great! With smooth sides and a 4 inch opening, cleaning couldn't be easier. The one-piece lid also includes a removable gasket. 6 gallon or 7 gallon available. We include the necessary #10 stopper/medium bung and airlock with the Fermonster. Happy Brewing!!!!
Use to ferment 13 lbs. (6kg) of sugar up to 14% ABV, however best results are achieved using mashed grains or potatoes. Alternatively, a combination of mashed grains and sugar can be used. This product contains glucoamylase for the conversion of dextrins to fermentable sugars. Makes up to 6.6 gallons of wash.Each 107.5g pack contains yeast, nutr...
Use with molasses-sugar wash fermentations up to 15% ABV. Best results are achieved using 50:50 proportions of molasses and sugar; alternatively 100% sugar can be used. Contains complete nutrient complex to ensure rapid and reliable fermentation of molasses or sugar. This product contains glucoamylase enzyme to maximize yield by converting any d...
Fermentap Weldless Dial Thermometer
A wonderful addition to your mashtun, kettle, or HLT. Complete assembly includes the dial thermometer and probe, bulkhead, and silicone gasket. Constructed from 304 stainless. Available with either a 2" probe (more suitable for kettles) or a 6" probe (more appropriate for a mashtun).
SS Brew Bucket
All stainless fermenter with conical base and a rotating racking arm. Space an issue? These are stackable! 6.95 gallon capacity. Get it for less here- don't forget about our discount program; see Ordering From Us for more info! Features: Certified food grade 304 stainless steel 6.95 gallon maximum capacity Stackable during ferment Easy to clean...
Bloody Butcher corn- unmalted
A red "old school" variety hailing from Virginia that was popular in whiskey production during the 19th century. It is making a resurgence for good reason. Its unique flavor profile contributes a fruity and spicy character, somewhat reminiscent of chai. This product comes milled.
AlcoEngine Copper Pot Still Condenser
The Copper Pot Still is perfect when you want the flavor of the wash to come through, whereas a Reflux Still is more favorable for producing pure, unflavored spirits. If you want to make whiskeys and gins, this pot still top is a great way to start! The classic "V" shape captures the vital esters, aldehydes, and phenolic compounds that are neces...
AlcoEngine Copper Reflux Still Condenser
The Copper Reflux Still Condenser is designed to create high percentage pure neutral spirit. It features a flow management device, which makes it extremely easy to use. No need to worry about fine tuning the water flow speed. As long as your providing enough coolant or cold water running through the condenser, the flow rate doesn't matter. The ...
Brewzilla Distillation Lid
Use this lid along with the 35L BrewZilla or DigiBoil and a copper still top to make your own easy-to-use distillery. This lid has a 1.85 in. (47 mm) hole for the still top. Lid gasket included. Made from 304 stainless steel. Measures 12.25" in diameter.
Brewzilla V4 Allgrain Brewery with Pump 110V
FREE SHIPPING! This may not be in-store and we can drop ship it to you at no charge. The Brewzilla (formerly RoboBrew) is an all-in-one electric brewing system that has built in elements for heating and boiling, a built in pump for recirculation, an onboard water resistant control panel for setting and monitoring temperatures, a removable grain ...
Blue Hoppi corn- unmalted
Want to try something truly unique? Give this blue corn, which is native to the American southwest, a try. Blue Hoppi produces a very smooth spirit and makes an excellent bourbon. Consider this corn when utilizing a rapid aging process. This product comes milled.