Beer Info

Basic Brewing Equipment

To brew your first batch of beer you’ll need several inexpensive gadgets. We supply everything you’ll need in our True Brew Equipment Kit , which includes: Primary fermenter, 6.5 gal., food grade… [ read more ]

Brewing Methods

There are three basic ways to make beer at home, all extract brewing, extract with specialty grains & fresh hops brewing, and all-grain brewing. EXTRACT BREWING (Detailed Directions) Most beginners start off… [ read more ]


Join Keystone Homebrew and Stone & Key Cellars in Montgomeryville for our annual Club Barrel Brew Championship Brew Day.  Bear witness to over a dozen local homebrew clubs brewing for a championship… [ read more ]

Craft Beer Week 2018 Promo

Help us take back craft and support your local, independent, craft beer scene this week.  We’re offering 15% off all beer ingredients (and kits) with a purchase of $50* using the code… [ read more ]

Grain and Malt Symposium with Deer Creek

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 ]

Now Taking Hop Rhizome Pre-Orders!

   PRE-ORDER 2018 HOP RHIZOMES Order hop rhizomes now, and receive them March-April to start your very own hop garden! You can spend as little as $3.95 per rhizome, while the vines… [ read more ]

Special discounts for brewers during wine season!

  10% OFF BEER INGREDIENTS    That’s right.  It’s wine season once again. That means a packed store with lots of people shouting about the difference between an Italian and California Sangiovese,… [ read more ]

Beer Judge Certification Program

Become a certified beer judge! Our Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) study sessions will help you prepare for the challenging BJCP exam, which will be held on March 10, 2015. There is… [ read more ]

Beer- & Wine-Making Classes

Over the next two months we have several introductory brewing classes scheduled to help you get started in the hobby with confidence, and advanced classes if you’re looking to enhance your skills.… [ read more ]

Brewing Classes

Keystone Homebrew offers three brewing classes, one for first-time brewers, one for intermediate-level brewers, and an all-grain brewing class (coming again soon). Each class will be limited to 20 participants. Please call… [ read more ]

The Various Forms of Hops

by Al Folsom When buying hops for their next beer, homebrewers are often confused by the forms in which they are found. At Keystone Homebrew, we carry hops as whole (sometimes mistakenly… [ read more ]

Secondary Fermentation, Pros and Cons

by Al Folsom When we start new brewers off at Keystone, the process includes fermenting the beer in a plastic bucket, siphoning (racking) to the bottling bucket, and bottling. The process is… [ read more ]