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Bourbon Barrel Aged Homebrew Beer

Bourbon Barrel Aged Homebrew Beer

Do you have a spare bourbon barrel lying around your place waiting for you to make your next bourbon barrel aged homebrew beer? Me neither. So you can either try to find one or you can just go to your... [Read more]

Kegging Homebrewed Beer

Kegging Homebrewed Beer

If you are  thinking about kegging homebrewed beer here is an article showing  how easy and helpful kegging can be.  Why keg?  Well to me coming up with empty bottles, cleaning them and having... [Read more]

Drilling Hole in Brew Pot

Drilling Hole in Brew Pot

Adding weldless fittings to a brew pot be it a boil kettle, hot liquor tank or a mash tun can make brew day much easier.  After I noticed how much the typical homebrew shop charged for a hole in a pot,... [Read more]

Calculate Percent Alcohol in Beer

Calculate Percent Alcohol in Beer

Calculating the percent alcohol in a homebrew beer is pretty easy and it requires two important measurements.  A beers alcohol level is measured in Alcohol by Volume (ABV), it is the calculated amount... [Read more]

Water Lost in Spent Grains

Water Lost in Spent Grains

While calculating the overall water necessary to conduct a  full mash , batch sparge  and boil it is important to note how much water will be lost in the spent grains.  I use the basic equations below... [Read more]

Building a Stir Plate for Brewing

Building a Stir Plate for Brewing

  Using a stir plate can help a yeast starter grow faster and healthier quicker.  Brewing 10 gallons batches can get expensive so I have looked at all kinds of different ways to cut down on ingredients... [Read more]

Building a Brew Tower

Building a Brew Tower

Having a brew tower or brewing structure is really helpful in keeping your brew day consistent, organized and safe.  Unlike the usual step by step instructions on other projects on BrewMoreBeer, I... [Read more]