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Build An Electric Heat Stick

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I’ve been an apartment brewer since 1987, so space has always been a problem. Then, in 2005, I purchased a 15-gallon (57-L) stainless steel conical fermenter and a 60-qt. (57-L) stainless steel

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Build a Cooler Mash Tun

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  The heart and soul of any all-grain homebrewing system is the combination mash/lauter tun. “Mashing” is the hot water steeping process that results in sweet fermentable wort, while “lautering” is the

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The Beer Tower

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Several years ago, my family and I decided to remodel our basement. As we looked at the space, we saw the potential to put in a bar to highlight my homebrews. Thus,

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Fermentation Cabinet

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How can I make my homebrew better? That was and still is the #1 question for most homebrewers. Temperature control during the fermentation is very important but it was difficult for me


Jacketed Mash Mixer

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I believe a gentle mixing process helps loosen starch particles from grains making them more available to hydrolyzing enzyme action. In spite of clear evidence from commercial practice where mash mixers are

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Reminder Rings & Filler Hooks

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As homebrewers, we all create our own “small builds” — the minor tweaks we make to improve our brew setups. They’re not the flashy pieces of equipment that take thousands of dollars to buy

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Bottle Cleaning/Sanitizing Rack

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Most homebrewers would agree that the better part of brewing beer at home is spent cleaning and sanitizing equipment. A lot of dedication goes into every batch and after waiting weeks for


Drill-Powered Carboy Cleaner

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I honestly can’t pinpoint exactly what got me started in homebrewing. I was looking for a new hobby and literally stumbled into it. I kid you not, before I brewed a batch,

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Build a Better Bottle Capper

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One thing I really like about the homebrewing hobby is that it allows me to build various gadgets and equipment that I can use in my basement brewery. I am constantly thinking

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Build a Stir Plate

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One of the most useful tools for making a yeast starter is a product called a stir plate. A stir plate is a device that contains a strong magnet just beneath its


Motorize Your Mill

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Crushing grain immediately prior to mashing is one of the hallmarks of homebrewing at its finest and is well documented in numerous articles. I have used a drill-powered mill for years, but

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Chalkboard Kegerator

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The first-time homebrewer usually finds the entire beer-making process new and enjoyable. The second time around, bottling is usually seen as tedious, yet still rewarding. Every time after that scraping labels and


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