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8 Easy-Drinking Gadgets for the Beer Enthusiast

From beer-loving innovators and inventors come these eight new beer products that'll make enjoying a cold one even easier.<p>From beer-loving innovators and inventors come these eight new beer products that'll make enjoying a cold one even easier.

Useful Brewing Calculations

These days, most homebrewers use recipe formulation software to calculate their original gravity(OG), bitterness (in IBUs), and beer color (in SRM) …


Scaling Up to 10 gallons (~40 L)

Shiny. My 10-gallon (38-L) brewing rig — a tippy dump sculpture made by MoreBeer. The three vessels — HLT, mash/lauter tun, and kettle — are made …


Homemade Kahlua - Great as A Gift and Occasional Treat

<b>So, who’s ready to start talking Christmas?</b><p>Please don’t throw rocks at me.<p>By this point in the year, most stores have already put out Christmas …


How to Choose the Right Malt Before You Commit to a Batch

So many malts!This June, I attended Homebrew Con in Baltimore, MD. So much beer, so many seminars, such delicious crab cakes.Also, so many samples. …


Fixing Low Gravity and Efficiency in All Grain Beer Brewing – Beer Brewing Quick Tip

This quick brewing tip video takes a look at the primary cause for low original gravity and poor efficiency when brewing all grain beer recipes. It …


Using a Refractometer with BeerSmith Brewing Software

This week we take a look at how to get the most out of your refractometer using BeerSmith. Many people prefer refractometer for ease of use, small …


Using the New Brewing Water and Mash pH Tools in BeerSmith 2.3

One of the most anticipated new features in BeerSmith 2.3 is the new water analysis and mash pH tools available. I’ve written many posts on why the …


Fake Out the Cold: How to Brew a Faux Lager

For years, the word <i>lager</i> seemed like a dirty word that homebrewers and craft beer enthusiasts dared not utter in mixed company. I mean, who drinks …