Equipment Articles

Brewing with a Brew Magic

Originally posted Nov 29, 2016 on Accidentalis Brewing | Matt shows us what it is like to brew on a Brew Magic system. You know these systems are what started it all for some big brewery owners – Dogfish Head!

Finally a Homebrew Option for Canning

Originally posted on Dec 14, 2016 on Homebrew Academy | Jason shows us the amazing new Oktober Designs small-scale canning machine. Priced at $1500 it is still out of reach for most homebrewer’s budgets, but purchasing one for a brew club becomes much more feasible at this price point.

Which Brewery Cleaner is the Best?

Originally posted Nov 28, 2016 on The Mad Fermentationist | Michael had a bunch of 1-gallon jugs to clean so he put four different brewery cleaners to the test. See which one performs the best!

DIY Stainless Hop Basket

Originally posted on Nov 25, 2016 on Homebrew Hedonist | Learn how to make your very own stainless steel  hop spider or hop basket to keep your hops separated from your wort.

Homebrewing Gear

Originally posted Nov 24, 2016 on Homebrew Academy | The Homebrew Academy folks have created a sub site solely dedicated to brewing gear. Be sure to bookmark it for up-to-date reviews!

Controlling Gas Burners Part 2

Originally posted Nov 5, 2016 on Homebrew Talk | In the second part to this series John discusses how to wire the PID controller for, well, controlling the burners.

Comparing Wort Chillers

Originally posted on Nov 13, 2014 on Homebrew Talk | See which chiller can get your wort down to pitching temps the quickest!

DIY Keg/Carboy Washer

Originally posted Oct 28, 2016 on Beer and Brewing | First I will state that I am a big fan of Mark’s Keg Washer, but if I felt like making my own this would be a great tutorial! Make this washer and cleaning chores around your brewery are simply not a PITA any more!