Plastic bottles used as mini kegs
Plastic bottles used as mini kegs
Home brewing of beer is an engaging and rewarding hobby, I'm fairly sure we would all agree with that, but at times it sure could do with a bit of an image makeover, particularly when it comes to the presentation of the ...
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Going All Grain On a Budget (w/ real sparging step)
Going All Grain On a Budget (w/ real sparging step)
First off let me introduce myself, I've been a brewing for almost 2 years and did one batch of Mr. Beer, two batches with extract + special grains steep and I immediately wanted to get more control over the beer I made bu ...
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Target Gravity and How to Get There : A Tutorial
Target Gravity and How to Get There : A Tutorial
When I started brewing all grain a few years ago, I had been spoiled. Spoiled by the pre-packaged extract kits that come with "x" amount of extract meant to give you a specific gravity in "x" amount of ...
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Keep SWMBO Happy and Brew Beer at the Same Time
Keep SWMBO Happy and Brew Beer at the Same Time
Did I get your attention with the title? I thought so. So how do I manage to pull off this seemingly incredible feat of keeping my wife happy and brewing beer at the same time? One word; BREAD. My wife doesn't mind if I s ...
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Easy Yeast Washing
Easy Yeast Washing
After using a couple of different liquid yeasts for the first time, I decided that since they cost $6.50 a pop, that it'd be the most economical to wash the yeasts for re-use. And being retired, I can't afford to spend a ...
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Custom Danby DAR440BL Conversion
Custom Danby DAR440BL Conversion
Inspired by HomeBrewTalk members. Thanks to all of those who have posted on this topic.First step; find the refrigerator for the best price. Got mine on Amazon for $169 with free shipping.Next, remove and modify the door. ...
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Japanese Beer Server/Dispenser
Japanese Beer Server/Dispenser
For those of us living and brewing in Japan, you know that space is limited and supplies can be hard to find or very expensive. Japan typically has their own way of doing things, and beer servers/dispensers are no excepti ...
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HERMS Brew Station
HERMS Brew Station
At the moment I decided to build HERMS I got two kegs and plastic bucket. I decided to use bucket for HLT only temporary, but with time it turned out as cheap and functional solution, it is made from HDPE(High-density po ...
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Plating Yeast & Selecting Colonies
Plating Yeast & Selecting Colonies
I've seen several articles on this site about the proper way to slant yeast but haven't found one that shows the process of streaking yeast onto a plate and selecting individual colonies. This is the method I use. It's no ...
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Wort Aeration & How To Build A Free Pump
Wort Aeration & How To Build A Free Pump
One of my favorite aspects of home brewing is the ingenuity that can be used throughout the process. Some people have the finances to buy the biggest and best equipment, some like me do not. For me, the fun comes in when ...
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