Bread Recipe: Beer Baguettes

Beer BaguettesBeer BaguettesWe wanted to share a tasty recipe for bread that is quick, and utilizes dark beer instead of water as the main source of moisture. The use of a dark beer and dry malt extract adds a lovely color, texture, and malty taste to the bread. This recipe makes about 1000g of dough and requires a scale to weigh out the ingredients...

Holiday Sales Continue Dec. 6th - Dec. 11th

This week we are offering 10% off any book with the purchase of a gift certificate. In store purchase only.

We have great books for beginners: The Complete Joy of Homebrewing, Beer Craft

For the more Advanced or Adventurous: How to Brew, Radical Brewing, Extreme Brewing, Sacred and Herbal Healing Beers

For the Cheesemaker: Homemade Cheese, Home Cheese Making, Making Artisan Cheese

And many more...

This Week's Sales, Winners of our Giveaways

Thanks to all who came out over the weekend. We are pleased to announce the winners of our recent giveaways:

Jon Grossart: 5 Gallon Brew Kit ($80 value)
Peter Shaffer: Mozzarella Kit

This weeks sale, Nov. 29-Dec.4: 10% all Equipment Kits, including our Pico Brewery (1 Gallon) Kit.

We will be having more giveaways during the month of December. To catch the next one, follow us on twitter @HomebrewXchange or stop by the store.

Black Friday / Small Business Saturday: Huge Sale

This Friday and Saturday (Nov 25-26): 20% off all HBX-branded Kits: This includes our 5 gallon ingredient kits, Pico equipment and ingredient Kits, HBX cheese kits, and our rootbeer making kit

Also 20% off all Herbs and Hops.

Don't forget the gadgets, 20% off pH meters and refractometers. We have a lot of brewers who would love a refractometer for Christmas. These are high-end ATC (automatic temperature calibration) refractometers at the best price you'll find.

Sale is on in stock items only.

Remember to catch our sales and giveaways, follow us on twitter @HomebrewXchange, Like us on Facebook, or just watch this site for announcements.

Serious Sales and Giveaways Coming to HBX

Happy HolidaysHappy HolidaysWe will have a different sale every week, starting with Black Friday next week (November 25) and ending on Christmas Eve (December 24).

We're talking 10% off, 20% off, and free giveaways like a 5 Gallon Brewing Kit and Mozzarella Kits.

Watch Black Friday and Small Business Saturday for extra specials after Thanksgiving. Keep your dollars local this holiday season and get some awesome bargains.

To catch our sales and giveaways, follow us on twitter @HomebrewXchange, Like us on Facebook, or just watch this site for announcements. Keep reading for gift ideas...

Best In Show: Winner is Dan Adams

WinningWinningLast month we hosted anther HBX "Exchange" Party. There were some regulars as well as some newcomers to the party scene. The selection of beers ranged from Banana Malted Wine (made by Aaron Fabbri) to many IPAs.
The Best is Show is voted on by the people that come to the party and this time the winner is Dan Adams.

Congrats Dan. Dan was nice enough to answer a few questions for me:

1.How many years have you been brewing?
I've been brewing a little under a year under the name Vanport City Brewing. In that time I've tried to come up with a couple recipes I could have on-tap all the time, experiment with some seasonals, and help teach others the first steps of homebrewing.
Keep reading after the cut...

Cider Press on Kenton Third Thursday

Thursday, October 20, 2011 -
10:00am to 1:00pm

Trick or Treat at Third Thursday in Kenton

Portland, OR - The Kenton neighborhood in North Portland is hosting their monthly Third Thursday, October 20th for the 2nd annual Kenton Halloween Party. Kenton businesses will be open late from 5-8pm for trick or treating. There will be special events throughout many Kenton businesses all night long.


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