Silver Soldering for DIY Brewing Vessel Upgrades
Silver Soldering for DIY Brewing Vessel Upgrades
If you can solder or "sweat" copper plumbing parts together reliably, you can use that skill to modify your stainless steel brewery too!First, why would we want to do this? While vendors are making excellent str ...
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The Road to Becoming a BJCP Judge
The Road to Becoming a BJCP Judge
Picture this - you come home from work and grab the mail. You are excited to see a manila envelope from the coordinator of the homebrew competition you entered a few weeks prior. This is it! You are ready to receive the g ...
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Brew & A: Dustin "DisturbdChemist" Palm
Brew & A: Dustin "DisturbdChemist" Palm
If you ever find yourself in the pages of HomeBrewTalk thinking to yourself "Wow, we have a really heady crowd!" you would not be alone. Everyone has a different way of looking at brewing. Some brew from the gut ...
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Adventures in Skeeter Pee
Adventures in Skeeter Pee
I want to state with this recipe that I had some problems with right out of the gate. The official Skeeter Pee website says that 7 lbs of sugar equals 16 cups. Now we all know that granular solids have problems when conve ...
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Recirculating Electric BIAB setup
Recirculating Electric BIAB setup
I started thinking about brewing indoors after my first brew, which happened on a pretty chilly Chicago winter night. I really enjoyed that brew day, and most of the brew days after, however I wanted a setup I could reall ...
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Duplicating a Brew?  Ask the Pro
Duplicating a Brew? Ask the Pro's!
One of the best things about being a home brewer is the infinite variety of beers one can craft. Resources are abundant and the quality of ingredients one can get today is outstanding. There is excellent advice on the int ...
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The State of British Beer 2014
The State of British Beer 2014
Britain has always been famous for its ale and beer has permeated deep into our culture. So to get a glimpse of the industry by going to two beer festivals in two days was a fantastic opportunity, not only to discover som ...
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Brew & A: Nick "Motobrewer" McLellan
Brew & A: Nick "Motobrewer" McLellan
"So, I picked up Papazian's book and wanted to start with his extract IPA. He calls for home-toasting malts, the recipe calls for..."and with that a brewer is born. Starting out five years ago and diving in deep ...
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The Brew Barn - Walls, Paint, Tiles? Check!
The Brew Barn - Walls, Paint, Tiles? Check!
So, in the last article I detailed parts of the wall build and the concrete. To catch you up here is how it looked after we put in the concrete and put up the wall:The next step was to spackle up the cracks and screw-hole ...
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Colonna Corker Mods for Bottling Belgians
Colonna Corker Mods for Bottling Belgians
First off, thanks to those who have posted videos, tutorials, and write-ups on this matter. I learned a lot. Here are a few things I did to make the process smoother for myself the first time around.I. Cork DepthYou need ...
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