Unboxing and Set-up of the Spike Trio homebrewing system

Un-boxing and setting up of a three-vessel homebrewing system probably only happens once in a lifetime for most people and I am going to share my experience setting up my 10 Gallon Spike Trio system.  The system I decided to order is the Spike Trio 10 gallon with Pipe Thread fittings and the counter flow […]

Grape season 2021 for homemade wine is in the books!

Homemade Wine making season is now in full swing with the arrival of thousands of pounds of fresh grapes! Our grapes arrived last week and all were gone in just 2 days.  A huge thank you to everyone who came out to make our final fresh grape and wine making a success. If you have […]

Discover where our Equipment is made Spike Factory tour!

Last week I was invited up to the Spike factory in Milwaukee Wisconsin to check out their manufacturing facility and look at their Spike Trio 3 vessel brewing system.   My first impression walking into Spike was like a kid in in a candy store.  Awesome Stainless homebrewing equipment stacked floor to ceiling! Product displays and […]

Using a three vessel brewing system for the first time.

Excited, Nervous, then excited all over again.  That’s how I felt the morning I was going to be brewing the Roaring Table Pilsner recipe on the 15-gallon Blichmann pilot system.   This was my first time using what I consider the holy grail of homebrew systems, stainless steel, 3 vessels with recirculating infusions mash and all […]

How to turn a Juice bucket into amazing wine step by step instructions.

Day of Juice Pick Up 1. Check to make sure you have all your equipment. We sell Wine making starter kits that has everything you need. 2. Clean and sanitize all your winemaking tools, supplies and equipment 3. Transfer the must (your unfermented wine) to your fermenter. 4. During the transfer, add Potassium Metabisulfate solution […]

Próst! How to Ferment a Lager Beer

Lager beers are making a comeback in the world of craft beer and as a home-brewer you have the ability to make stunning lagers that can be hard to find in the commercial beer world.   This is a step by step guide on how to ferment your lager beer along with some tips and tricks […]

Blending Wine Grapes to make Burgundy and Claret Wines

A proper balance of alcohol, acid and PH level is essential to make a fine wine that will not spoil. A lot of California grapes tend to be sweet enough to make a sufficient amount of alcohol but they tend to have low acid levels. If you do not use various commercial acid additives, blend into the […]

Step by Step Instructions for Bottling your Home-brew

Step 1:Prepare your Priming Sugar Boil 5 ounces of priming sugar in 2 cups of water and stir it to dissolve. Allow the solution to cool and gently pour it into your bottling bucket. Remember, everything must be sanitized. Step 2: Rack your Beer to the bottling bucket Rack your beer into your bottling bucket […]

Make your Wine Extraordinary with Oak Chips, Cubes, and Sticks.

Make your wine stunning by adding oak to your wine makers arsenal. There are several types of wood from different regions of the world to add to your wine. Each oak type will offer different levels of oak intensity as well as different flavors to your wine. There are also different forms of this wood; […]

Wine Juice vs Grapes: Which is Right for Me

Harvest season is an exciting time at Perfect Brewing Supply!  Every Autumn we look forward to fresh grapes arriving from Northern California and every Spring we receive Juice buckets from the southern hemisphere.  This raises the question what should I choose whole grapes, or Juice Buckets? Check out our video to help you decide if […]