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Build a Hop Drying Oast
Sure, you could dry your homegrown hops on an old screen, but wouldn’t you rather build your own oast?
Chill on the cheap by building your own counterflow wort chiller for about forty bucks. With one trip to the hardware store and about an hour of build time, you can be chilling your wort quickly and efficiently with this "cool" project. Plus: A Rundown of Different Chilling Options
With this homemade spunding valve you can naturally carbonate your homebrew by capturing the carbon dioxide produced late in fermenation just like many pros do on the commercial side.
Learn an easy, safe way to add permanent measuring markers on your stainless steel brew kettle.
Build a Mash/Lauter Vessel: Projects
Looking to try all-grain brewing, but worrying about the cost of new equipment? Learn how to build an inexpensive mash/lauter vessel.
Building 3 Tiers to Beer
Want to build your own quarter or half-barrel brewing system? We'll take you step-by-step from stainless steel tubes to a sturdy stand for a three-vessel brewing system capable of brewing 5 to 13-gallon (19-49 L) batches of beer.
Build a Stir PlateFREE
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
Brutus Ten BuildMEMBERS ONLY
See my cool brewery? I call it Brutus Ten. If you’d like one just like it, I have just one thing to say — build your own! Heck, I’ll even show you
Build A Counterflow Chiller with ThermometerMEMBERS ONLY
Wort chillers provide several advantages, including reducing haze by precipitating cold break proteins, saving time, pitching yeast into proper wort temperature for better fermentation, and reducing the chances of infection. There are
Build a Carboy CleanerMEMBERS ONLY
One of my two Kiwi sons-in-law, Luke, got me started in homebrewing when he and my daughter were here for an extended visit. When they returned to New Zealand, I found that