Topic: Equipment

Build a Mash Temperature Controller

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I spent a lot of time controlling temperatures on the cold side of the brewing process in my early homebrew days, including temperature control during grain, hop and yeast storage, yeast propagation

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Metallurgy

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Each metal has its advantages and disadvantages . . .a primer for the Do-It-Yourselfer

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Totally Tubular

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We break down the pros and cons of the vast variety of hoses and tubes available to homebrewers.

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Electric Brewing Q&A

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Kal Wallner, the creator of The Electric Brewery and frequent BYO contributor, and Trent Neutgens, the creator of the all-electric all-grain brewing setup featured in the January-February issue of BYO, took over the BYO Facebook page for a couple hours on January 21 for a live chat about electric brewing. Here are the highlights.


Etch Your Kettle: Projects

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Learn an easy, safe way to add permanent measuring markers on your stainless steel brew kettle.


Fermenting with Bourborn Barrels

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Learn about fermenting your homebrew in a bourbon barrel.

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Indoor Induction Heat

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Brewing indoors with electricity can be easier than you think.

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Mash Efficiency, Mash Mixing

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The Wiz discusses the merits of mash mixers and offers some tips for fine-tuning your sparge.

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Double Pipe Wort Chiller: Projects

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An effective alternative to the common immersion and coiled counterflow chillers: The double pipe heat exchanger

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Using Homebrew Pumps

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Moving wort and brewing liquor around your brewhouse can be as easy as flicking a switch. See how adding a pump to your setup can save you hassle.

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Using A Hopback

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The Wiz hops to a question on hopbacks and gives the facts of refrigeration.


Expanding Your Homebrewery: Tips from the Pros

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Chris Graham and John Blichmann explain how best to expand your homebrewery.

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