DIY plastic boil kettle

27 March, 2011

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Update: A lot of people on reddit have voiced concern about using plastic for boil kettles, even going as far as calling me a Darwin award nominee and saying this is dangerous and stupid. I assure you that if you do as I did and pick a proper bucket that is manufacturer rated for high […]

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Starting out with all grain brewing

20 March, 2011

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I get  a lot of beginner brewers asking me how they can get started brewing all grain for the least amount of money and equipment possible. For those people I have devised a start kit with everything you need for all grain brewing with the least amount of money possible (in my opinion). And just […]

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Kegerator build

20 March, 2011

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Here’s my kegerator. I scored the refrigerator very cheap from a local classifieds site and the kegs and parts I got from kegconnection.com. I can see myself drinking a lot of beer the first days after getting this one into operation. One needs to be perfectly sure everything is in order! And what better way […]

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Single vessel brewing system

20 March, 2011

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I’ve been working on a single vessel brewing system, strongly resembling the one sold be speidel, called braumeister. Some progress has been made already, and I hope to be able to brew using this system soon. Short version of what happens in this system: The system consists of two vessels, one 33 liter vessel and […]

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Bee cave 2.0

19 March, 2011

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I brewed a 20 liter batch of this on february the 11th. This is one of the tastiest APAs I’ve brewed so far. Mashed at 67°C in a polyester bag. OG 1.056 I’ve brewed using the BIAB method for a few batches now and I must admit that I’m hesitant to do anything else – […]

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Quick disconnects for brewing

19 March, 2011

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I’ve looked at these quick disconnects from colder for my single vessel brewing system. They look perfect, even have a valve built-in so when I disconnect they automatically close the flow. I shall try to update this blog when I get them. Also on my to-do list for this blog: Add details of my single […]

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Crankandstein 328d

19 March, 2011

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I just placed an order for this big ass mill. I’m really looking forward to trying it out when it arrives. The reason I went with such a big mill is my homebrew store, brew.is. I already have a barley crusher, but at 140rpm it’s just way too slow for my liking, especially when milling […]

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