Category Archives: Brew Days

Iredell Brewers United Participates in AHA Big Brew

Celebrations Held Worldwide on May 2 in Recognition of National Homebrew Day 

Mooresville, NC (April 13, 2015) Iredell Brewers United will host a Home Brew Demonstration on May 2 in honor of AHA Big Brew. The American Homebrewers Association (AHA) created AHA Big Brew as an annual, worldwide celebration of National Homebrew Day. AHA Big Brew is held each year on the first Saturday in May and brings together thousands of homebrewers from around the world, all brewing the same beer recipes.

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Sunday Brewday at EC Rebel Homebrewery

Today is Sunday and at least once a month on this day that means brew day for the EC Rebel Homebrewery. Today’s project is Hasty’s Irish Red. It gets is name from the first time I brewed it and forgot that St. Patrick’s day was only two weeks away. So to get it ready in time I had to put the breaks on fermentation after 4 days, use isinglass fining to rapidly settle the yeast out of solution, and I force carbonated it. …AND IT WORKED. Now I brew it far in advance but the name stuck.

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