A typical ten-gallon (38-L) batch may expel as much as two gallons (7.6 L) of moisture into the surrounding atmosphere during the boil . . .
The idea for this unique fermenter project started shortly after I began working for Fermentis yeast company. I had been researching the impact of fermenter shape/design on the yeast and I wanted
Clean multiple beer lines in a fraction of the time. The best technique for cleaning beer lines utilizes a submersible pump to push the cleaning fluid through your taps and beer lines.
As homebrewers, we have control over many of the physical processes used to make our beer. It’s been known for some time that after boiling (and then chilling the wort) it is
When I returned to homebrewing in 2008 after a several year-long hiatus, I quickly tired of bottling beer on the kitchen floor. Wha t was once no big deal had became a
DISCLAIMER: WE ARE WORKING WITH 115V. IF YOU ARE NOT COMFORTABLE WITH YOUR ABILITIES, CONSULT AN ELECTRICIAN OR SOMEONE WHO IS. Looking back on my early years of homebrewing I can quickly
You have your kegerator set up and running smoothly; your friends love to drop by and drink your homebrew on tap. But now you (and they) want to bring your finely crafted brew out and about to parties, picnics, and other social gatherings. You could build a portable kegerator, but there is a cheaper and simpler alternative that also opens up the possibility of serving multiple kegs on the go: a jockey box.
The selection and performance of wort chillers (heat exchangers) is a generally well-documented topic in homebrewing. However, most of the information available on wort chillers applies to the use of immersion, coiled