Date: March-April 2011

9 result(s).

Chest Freezer to Kegerator (Keezer Collar Build)

Digital and Plus Members Only

Converting a chest freezer to a kegerator is popular among homebrewers and adding a collar is the best way to make it convenient. Here is how to make it happen and make it look good.

No-Sparge Brewing

Digital and Plus Members Only

A quest of mine to brew a flavorful but quaffable session ale was coming up short. I was getting wonderfully high extract efficiencies, near 90%, but my ordinary bitters, milds and Scottish ales were coming out watery and bland. Then I had a homebrew-life-changing experience with an ordinary bitter I judged in the first round

Fuller’s: The Pride of London

Digital and Plus Members Only

Fuller’s Brewing Director John Keeling walked over to a large bookcase in his office at the Griffin Brewery in Chiswick, West London and pulled out one of the dozens of leather-bound, thick, oversized journals from the shelves. “Since 1845, every single batch of beer brewed here has been entered by hand into these brew books

Fuller’s London Porter Clone

Digital and Plus Members Only

According to Fuller’s website, “A modern take on the 19th century porter style, Fuller’s rich, chocolatey London Porter recaptures the brooding beauty of pre-Victorian London. It’s evocative of simpler times but it’s a wonderfully complex pint.”

Fuller’s ESB Clone


This recipe is for the bottled version of ESB. The cask version in the UK is 5.5% ABV.

Fuller’s London Pride clone

Digital and Plus Members Only

This recipe is for the bottled version of London Pride. In the UK, London Pride is brewed to 4.1% ABV for cask and keg. In North America, the keg version available is the same strength as the bottled 4.7% ABV.

Lagering Length


I think this question probably will generate two very different answers depending upon who you ask. In this case you asked me and will get my take on it.  Let’s back up

Plate Chillers

Digital and Plus Members Only

  This is a good question in that there is not a single answer. The company that puts bread on my table manufactures plate heat exchangers, among many other things stainless, and we also use brazed plate heat exchangers for certain purposes in some of the processing systems we manufacture. In heat exchanger lingo a

Brewing Oktoberfest: Tips from the Pros

Digital and Plus Members Only

Credit Germany for planning ahead. Traditional Märzen is brewed in the late winter and early spring months to be enjoyed in beer gardens in the fall. Three brewers discuss what it takes to brew the best Oktoberfest. Brewer: Paul Philippon, The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery in Farmville, NC At Duck-Rabbit, we brew a traditional Märzen. When

9 result(s) found.