Building a recirculating wort chiller

Building a recirculating wort chiller

I decided I needed to find a better way to chill my beer, so I altered my immersion chiller to recirculate the water. The problem For wort chilling, I have always used a counter-flow wort chiller.  It worked well and usually reduced the temperature from boiling to...

A very cool hop chart!

I posted this earlier on twitter and it was very popular. This is a very impressive hop chart. It looks like it was done by a designer named Zeke Shore. You can see more about him on his web page, after you’re done drooling over the pretty hop chart. Enjoy!  ...

Making hard cider at home Q&A

Is my cider fermenting? Many beer homebrewers panic when first making cider.  When you make beer, you see lots of activity in glass carboys.  Cider doesn’t do this.  Cider does not have the active fermentation you see in beer.  If your fermenter isn’t...

How to make a Key Lime Wit beer

If you’re paying attention at all to the beer world you’ve probably heard the lawsuit InBev and Labatts has brought against Ontario-based Brick Brewing for copyright infringement.  Here’s how Brick Brewing has allegedly infringed on InBev’s...

How to connect multiple kegs to one CO2 tank

A reader from Chapel Hill Homebrew asked, “What additional equipment is required to run multiple kegs off of a single CO2 tank?” Use a gas distributor The easiest way to add more kegs to one CO2 tank is to add additional gas lines via a gas distributor. ...