A homemade electric, temperature-controlled brewery – and it all fits on a countertop. A 3-gallon (11-L), 2-vessel solution for small-scale brewing.
In which we describe the much-awaited union of a brewing pump and a toolbox — a portable pump project of prodigious proportions.
Sure, you could dry your homegrown hops on an old screen, but wouldn’t you rather build your own oast?
A stir plate will keep your yeast in suspension while you are raising them in your yeast starter . . . and we’ve got instructions on how to make two different stir plates, one from old computer parts you may have lying around.
Use a step drill to convert your plain brew pot into a brew kettle with a built in spigot and thermometer. We’ll take you step-by-step through this driller thriller.
With this homemade spunding valve you can naturally carbonate your homebrew by capturing the carbon dioxide produced late in fermentation just like many pros do on the commercial side.