Monthly Archives: October 2014

Making Balanced Picnic Taps

When I originally made my keezer, I added two Perlick faucets to it, and dreamed about serving my homebrew with them. As it turns out, I actually really like just having a picnic tap (or cobra tap) on my kegs. I’m … Continue reading

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Holiday ale… to filter or not to filter?

This year, I made the Brewer’s Best Holiday Ale kit to bring for sampling to Brew School. When we teach that class, one of the things that we talk about is filtering your beer at different times during the brewing process. You … Continue reading

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PSA: Be Safe With Your Glass Carboys!

I recently read a discussion on Reddit’s homebrewing section, where someone had a carboy destruct in their hands and wound up having to go the other hospital to get stitches. Here’s the thread and here are the pictures [WARNING, blood]. … Continue reading

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Let’s Make Cider the Easy Way!

Fall is right around the corner and cidery fermented beverages are on my mind. I absolutely love hard cider. As a homebrewer though, I haven’t had much success making it. The toughest part to nail down is the sweetness. Dry, … Continue reading

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