Anchors Sparge Spigot

home brewing, wine making and Cheese making from the Original Home Brew Outlet Inc !

5528 Auburn Blvd #1, Sacramento, CA 95841
(916) 348-6322

Store Hours:(well more guidelines than carved in stone)

Next Brewing Demo 1/10/15.

Need CO2 on a Saturday or Sunday. HBO has 2.5 and 5 pound fills and exchanges available during normal business hours for just $20 + tax. 12oz to 20oz Paintball tanks filed for $7 =Tx.

Mon,Thurs-Sat 11:00-5:45, Sun 11:00-2:45, T-W 11-2


Our Super Deluxe Brewing Starter Kit is available for $139.78+tax. It includes a 5 gallon high density pet Carboy, 6.5 Gal fermentor/racking (bottling) bucket w/ spigot an lid with hole, stoppers for fermentors, airlock, hydrometer, floating thermometer, test flask, 2 hoses, racking tube w/ offset,spring loaded bottle filler, emily wing capper, 1 gross (144) crown caps, bottle brush, carboy brush, small starter sample of sanatizer, ingrediants for 5 gallons of beer an introductary CD to home brewing.

Hop Rhizomes Coming . Taking PreOrders Now.

We have found an alternative to the amber and dark liquid malt extract which Alexanders (CC) has halted production - now in stock. We now have Pale, Amber mix (2/5), Munich, Dark and Wheat liquid malt in 6# & 7# (# means pound) as stock items.

HBO has cheese kits and cultures available. We have added a Basic Cheese making Kit($29.50) as well as a Fresh French Goat Cheese Kit ($24.50) and have The 30 Minute Mozzarella Kit, Yogotherm and Gourmet Dairy back in stock. We have fresh direct set culture 5 packs ($6.50) of Fromage Blanc, Buttermilk, Mesophilic, Thermophilic, Sour Cream, Sweet or Tangy Yogurt, kefir, Chevre and Creme Fraiche. We also have vegetable rennet, Capilase, Italase and new cheese coloring. The majority of our cheese making supplies are stored in our freezers so please ask for assistance from the staff.

HOP RHIZOMES prepaid orders now being taken.

We have copper imersion chillers in stock. 25 feet 3/8 pliable copper finished with standard 3/4 Hose connections. Priced at $59.95 + tax. Remember the copper helps minimize the natural sulfur in wort and rapid cooling facilitates cold break and clearer beers. You can never be totally sure that inside a counter flow chiller is clean but you can with an immersion chiller.

Anne Roos Has some new releases! One modern POP and One Timeless Standards. Great music. Please note her 800 number is no longer being supported.

We Have Our Line of Beer and Wine T-Shirts and we can make you your own custom T-Shirt or Apron with your LOGO or Label. Just $10 setup and $15 per item. Ask JJ for more information. Even a few of JJ's Celtic Knotwork Designs.

Please try to be in the shop by 5:45 (2:45 Sun 1:45 T-W) so that we may fill your order in a timely manner. During Harvest equipment will not be checked in or out after 5:30pm M-St or 2:30pm Sun.

J J's Quick LPR / Schnapps Recipe. 2 - 750 mL Smirnoff 100 Proof Silver Vodka, 1 - 50 mL Top Shelf Flavor (Swiss Chocolate Almond is the favorite), 1 - 375 Liquid Turbinado Sugar In The Raw and 5 mL (1Tsp) Glycerine for body. Can be used for many flavors & scnhapps. We have everything but the Vodka available at HBO.

Have you tried CANDY SHOTS (alcool de bonbon).


when the shop is closed

OHBO is Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Years Day, Memorial Day, EASTER SUNDAY, July 4th, Labor Day and any day we choose to celebrate as St Brigid Day or St Arnold Day (Patron Saints of Brewers) or St. Martin of Tours Day (Patron Saint of Winemakers) or if we are doing the good work on something more interesting. Best Call.

Store Hours.

We will be opening our doors by 11am daily and locking them at 6pm (except sundays 3pm). This new schedule should allow us to better stock the store for your shopping pleasure. Thank you. (10/29/09)

Varietal Juices

WHITES - Chablis - Chadonnay - Chenin Blanc - French Colombard - J. Reisling - Mlvasia Blanca - Muscat - Palamino - Pinot Grigio - Reisling - Sauvignon Blanc - Voigner

BLUSHES - Grenache - Zinfandel Blush

REDS - Alicante, Barbera, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Chianti, Malbec, Merlot, Mixed Black, Petite Sirah, Pinot Noir, Premium Burgundy, Rudy Cabernet, Sangoivese, Syrah, Zinfandel, Old Vine Zinfandel.

To enhance the depth of color for the reds we now have 4 ounce bottles of Hi Color 8000 purple for $9.95. Derived from the natural pigments of dark grapes portioned for 20 gallons. Must be kept frozen.

Hop Rhizomes.

HOP RHIZOME orders are being taken during normal business hours through March 1,2015. Prepaid orders only will be taken for Cascade+, Centennial+, Chinook+, Columbus+, Golding, Liberty(limited),Mt Hood+, Northern Brewer, Nugget+, Sterling+, Tettnanger, and Willamette+. (+denotes varieties which favor the Sacramento Area). Preordered Rhizomes will cost $5.00 each while non preorder/prepay will be $6.00.

It is recommended that 2 rhizomes for each new starting mounds be used. Hop mounds of the same variety should be at least 5 feet apart and differing varieties be seperated by at least 7 feet. Hops grow 18 to 25 feet tall; require well drained sandy soill with 12 hours sun in growing season.


We really appreciate your support. If we can serve you better please let us know.