Special Cactus

Why the Step Mash?

Why the Step Mash? The simple answer… to get better sugar extraction from your malt. Back in the days when you didn’t know how well your grains or malts were modified, it was suggested that you use several step mashes to get the most out of your malts. With the malts available today you do […]

How to brew

How to brew a delicious beer -101

How to brew your first beer Let’s start with the important thing… do you have the recipe in front of you? If you do there is probably some things you might not know and we’re here to help! The other important question is, are you BIAB (Brewing In A Bag) with an all-grain kit or […]