Author: Jonathan @ BottleStore

How Long Will Beer Last in Growler?

How Long Will Beer Last in Growler?

If you’re not familiar with the beer growler concept, now is a great time to catch up. A growler is a container that holds beer straight from the tap, so you can enjoy it at home or elsewhere.   The growler name has been in […]

What Type of Beer Bottle Should I Use for My Home Brew?

What Type of Beer Bottle Should I Use for My Home Brew?

Crafting your own homebrew beer requires the right bottle choices to preserve the integrity of your product. But how do you make the choice when there are so many options available?   Craft beers require durable, food-safe containers that ensure your beverages taste as good […]

Beer 101: What’s In an Ale?

Beer 101: What’s In an Ale?

Modern brewers are capitalizing on the popularity of homemade ales, creating a classic but unique beverage in a variety of flavors. Some even offer take-away growlers to attract new and interested beer enthusiasts. Likely the most traditional beer across the globe, ales date back to […]

Why Do States Have Laws Restricting Breweries From Filling Growlers?

Why Do States Have Laws Restricting Breweries From Filling Growlers?

The opportunity to bring home fresh beer right from the brewer’s tap is made possible by the age-old beer growler system. In theory, you can walk into a local bar or brewery and ask for a fill up of either a traditional 32- or 64-ounce […]

Canning and Sterilization Explained

Canning and Sterilization Explained

In the canning world, there are several choices you have to make in order to create a safe-to-eat product. The most important choice is which type of canning process to use to achieve your desired results.   There are two types of canning processes: water […]

Dangers Associated with Canning and How to Address Them

Dangers Associated with Canning and How to Address Them

When you have a garden full of fresh, healthy vegetables but aren’t sure what to do with them, it may be time to consider canning. Canning has many benefits, both for your diet and your wallet. However, if not done properly, canning can be dangerous. […]

How to Monitor Your Stored Pickles for Freshness

How to Monitor Your Stored Pickles for Freshness

  Making pickles can be a great family tradition that keeps your fridge stocked with delicious, crisp jars of pickles throughout the year. To keep your stored pickle jars as fresh as possible, it’s helpful to know what to look for when monitoring for pickle […]

What Happens During Pickling?

What Happens During Pickling?

Ever wonder just what makes pickles taste so darn good? There is actually a lot of science that goes into the making of a delicious pickle. It’s quite fascinating to consider what a few ingredients put together can create. The better you understand the science […]

Rose Latte

Rose Latte

Has your favorite local coffee shop recently added a rose latte to their menu? We’ve noticed the trend and we’re fans. With fun concoctions like unicorn frappes and mermaid toast on the rise, a rose latte is absolutely apropos. Dial back the sweetness using only subtle floral notes of rose […]

What Are Some Odd and Unusual Canned Foods?

What Are Some Odd and Unusual Canned Foods?

When you think of well-known canned foods, you might picture a can of Spam or the little Vienna sausages that are easy to find in the supermarket. But what you may not know is there are some pretty unusual and even downright weird foods available […]