Beer Blog

The Fermentation Proclamation Blog

Posted on: January 23rd, 2013
Posted by: Keystone

by Aaron Fournier [Editor's Note: The views expressed in this blog do not necessarily reflect the views of Keystone Homebrew Supply. Aaron walks his own path, to say the least. And that… [ read more ]

NHC 1st Round and Club Barrel Brew Competition Judging

Posted on: March 7th, 2018
Posted by: Keystone

Club barrel brew championship april 7 Save the date!  Saturday April 7th we’ll be hosting the first round of the National Homebrew Competition at Stone & Key Cellars.  Afterwards, we bring it… [ read more ]

Grain and Malt Symposium with Deer Creek

Posted on: February 9th, 2018
Posted by: Keystone

We’ll be pouring a Rye Saison and possibly some other homebrews made exclusively with Deer Creek malt and using some Deer Creek hops too!  Come and join us at this unique event… [ read more ]

Malt-A-Palooza at Deer Creek

Posted on: November 2nd, 2017
Posted by: Keystone

Join us this Saturday in Glen Mills at the Deer Creek Malthouse for a day filled with fall fun for the whole family.  We’ve partnered with Deer Creek and Sunnybrae Hops to… [ read more ]

Taking Pumpkin Beers to the Next Level – - Part One

Posted on: August 1st, 2014
Posted by: Keystone

by Aaron Fournier Oh Pumpkin Beers. It is, without a doubt, the only seasonal beer that inspires both undying love and simultaneous hatred in the craft beer world. For us craft beer… [ read more ]

Two Beers from One Mash

Posted on: April 21st, 2014
Posted by: Keystone

I got into homebrewing for probably the most senseless of reasons. I was already a craft beer drinker, so I thought maybe I could save a few bucks cutting out the middleman… [ read more ]

A Guide to Brewing the Big and Rare Russian Imperial Stouts Part 1: Bourbon County

Posted on: September 9th, 2013
Posted by: Keystone

By Aaron Fournier   Over my many years of beer geekdom, I’ve witnessed a phenomenal shift in the type of beers which make beer nerds cream their pants. And the beers that… [ read more ]

We Pull Up a Mash Tun with John Trogner (Troegs Brewing Co)

Posted on: August 19th, 2013
Posted by: Keystone

John Trogner – Co-Founder and Brewmaster at Troegs Brewing Co, Hershey, PA   By Aaron Fournier On a warmer than normal April day, I hop into my trusty vehicle and make the… [ read more ]

We Pull Up a Mash Tun with Brad Kamphuis from New Holland Spirits

Posted on: July 30th, 2013
Posted by: Keystone

By Aaron Fournier Back in late March I traveled to the New Holland Brewery to interview their Brewmaster (more on that in another post). Upon sitting in the pub drinking their delicious… [ read more ]

A 24 Hour Beer Road Trip (To Baltimore and Back)

Posted on: July 22nd, 2013
Posted by: Keystone

  Note: Keystone Homebrew Supply does not condone drinking and driving. A designated driver would allow you to take full advantage of Aaron’s beer-centric itineraries. By Aaron Fournier I got a fever.… [ read more ]

What Should be in Your Fermenter (Russian Imperial Stout)

Posted on: July 5th, 2013
Posted by: Keystone

By Aaron Fournier Sweet like crude. Dark as night. Roastier than Chock Full O’ Nuts. Oh yeah, we’re talking Imperial Stouts. Many commercial examples of Russian Imperial Stout have the history of… [ read more ]