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Hopheads Updates

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Alabama Brewoff Homebrew Competition

Hopheads! Homebrewing is finally legal in the great state of Alabama and Alabama is having its first LEGAL homebrewing competition. Hallelujah! Birmingham Budweiser, oddly enough, is sponsoring a homebrew contest with a $1000 prize!!! That’s a huge prize! Every Hophead … Continue reading

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Interesting results regarding yeast washing

Apparently yeast washing/rinsing is beneficial but not in the way we thought.  Pouring the liquid portion off and keeping ALL of the thick slurry is what we should be aiming for.  With equal distribution of live yeast throughout the various … Continue reading

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April Hopheads Meeting

The April Hopheads Meeting will be hosted by Jay at his house on Saturday, April 13 starting at 6pm.  With spring weather finally arriving, Jay asks that everyone bring a dish to complement a spring picnic theme(ham, potato salad, deviled … Continue reading

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HB9 passes the House and moves on to the Senate!

The Alabama House of Representatives has passed HB9, the homebrewing legalization bill.  The Senate version, SB171, has a committee assignment in the Senate already so the next step is getting on the calendar this session.  There is plenty of time … Continue reading

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HB9 Update

Among the legislative casualties left in the wake of the Alabama Accountability Act was the House version of the homebrewing bill. Rep. Mac McCutcheon, R-Capshaw, the bill’s sponsor, said Monday afternoon that HB9 was knocked off the special order calendar … Continue reading

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