Instructables: exploring - food - homebrew - home brew http://www.instructables.com Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:33:57 PST BLOX v1.01 Barrel Rack! http://www.instructables.com/id/Barrel-Rack/
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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:28:04 PDT
How to build a Kegerator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Kegerator-1/
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By: DangerHat

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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:04:02 PDT
Home Brew Beer Crates from pallets! http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Brew-Beer-Crates-from-pallets/
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 19:33:51 PDT
How to remove beer labels the easy way (Home brewers tip) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remove-beer-labels-the-easy-way-Home-brewer/
How to remove beer labels the easy way (Home brewers tip) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/PS8R/HUU1FAJD/FWGPS8RHUU1FAJD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/PS8R/HUU1FAJD/FWGPS8RHUU1FAJD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/PS8R/HUU1FAJD/FWGPS8RHUU1FAJD.SMALL.jpg paularellano12 As a home brewer I like to bottle my own beer. I don't like to mess with the 12 oz bottles as it takes to many for a 5 gallon batch. I really like the "22 oz" bombers it only takes about 26 for the same 5 gallon batch. One of my favorite local breweries (Shades of Pale, brewing company Park City, Ut...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 15:25:53 PDT
Homebrewing 101 + Free Printable Labels http://www.instructables.com/id/Homebrewing-101-Beer-Brewing-Basics-Free-Printable/
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 20:25:42 PST
Build an awesome Mash Tun Less than $60 Bucks (False bottom) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-awesome-Mash-Tun-Less-than-60-Bucks-False/
Build an awesome Mash Tun Less than $60 Bucks (False bottom) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/4GUW/HR3EFNTB/FY74GUWHR3EFNTB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/4GUW/HR3EFNTB/FY74GUWHR3EFNTB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY7/4GUW/HR3EFNTB/FY74GUWHR3EFNTB.SMALL.jpg paularellano12 Hello everyone! Today I'm going to show you how to easily build a false bottom Mash tun for all grain brewing for less than $60 bucks. I'm also including all the part numbers that I used. There are lots of how to forums to construct a mash tun. I'm not inventing how to do this, people have been doin...
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Sat, 1 Feb 2014 10:25:44 PST
"Fermoire" for Home Brewing Beer http://www.instructables.com/id/Fermoire-for-Home-Brewing-Beer/
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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 18:34:42 PDT
How to Make the Best Hard Cider from Fruit Juice http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-the-Best-Hard-Cider-from-Fruit-Juice/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/GFO0/HFSH5746/FVZGFO0HFSH5746.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/GFO0/HFSH5746/FVZGFO0HFSH5746.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/GFO0/HFSH5746/FVZGFO0HFSH5746.SMALL.jpg handcraftsup Hello Here Is the second video that I have made on making hard cider. Instead of going over exactly what I did in the first video here I talk about the history of hard cider. I also talk about some of the questions I receive in e-mails. Like why are glass jugs sold out? Yes I know this is long video...
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Wed, 1 May 2013 09:35:32 PDT
Butterscotch Mead http://www.instructables.com/id/Butterscotch-Mead/
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 14:00:47 PST
Home Brew Bulk Priming with a 20 Litre Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Brew-Bulk-Priming-with-a-20-Litre-Cube/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/V8OX/H7S57CLW/FSTV8OXH7S57CLW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/V8OX/H7S57CLW/FSTV8OXH7S57CLW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FST/V8OX/H7S57CLW/FSTV8OXH7S57CLW.SMALL.jpg greggg Bulk priming is mixing priming sugar into the whole brew  in a separate container just prior to bottling. Bulk priming vs putting a measure of sugar into each bottle is debated by some home brewers: Advantage of bulk priming : Even amount of sugar in the brew regardless of bottle size You...
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Tue, 2 Oct 2012 19:05:47 PDT
Beer Bottle Drying Rack Quickly http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Bottle-Drying-Rack-Quickly/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/AM8J/H743072B/FSFAM8JH743072B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/AM8J/H743072B/FSFAM8JH743072B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSF/AM8J/H743072B/FSFAM8JH743072B.SMALL.jpg greggg Needed more bottle drying capacity asap. Quick and dirty bottle rack needs a quick and dirty Instructable: - 2 bits of scrap wood just a bit narrower than a bottle. - 2 lengths of timber strong enough for the job - i used these battons from an old futon bed. - Nails, hammer - 2 minutes of your time...
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Sat, 22 Sep 2012 16:17:21 PDT
How to Home Brew The Best Hard Cider From Fruit Juice http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Home-Brew-The-Best-Hard-Cider-From-Fruit-Ju/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/DZZT/H5408FC8/F6ZDZZTH5408FC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/DZZT/H5408FC8/F6ZDZZTH5408FC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/DZZT/H5408FC8/F6ZDZZTH5408FC8.SMALL.jpg handcraftsup Hello Here I show you how to home brew the best hard cider from fruit juice. Ciderup hard cider is very inexpensive to make and very healthy. This is the original drink of the settlers and was made and enjoyed by all. Yes it is legal to make as long as you only make 100 gallons a year. Please go to ...
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Fri, 27 Jul 2012 17:29:09 PDT
Electric beer brewing system http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-brewing-system/
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By: MrBippers

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Thu, 12 Jan 2012 21:25:26 PST
Convert a chest freezer to kegerator or fermenter for $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-chest-freezer-to-kegerator-or-fermenter-/
Convert a chest freezer to kegerator or fermenter for $20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/RZ9N/GVX2ANIC/FGSRZ9NGVX2ANIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/RZ9N/GVX2ANIC/FGSRZ9NGVX2ANIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/RZ9N/GVX2ANIC/FGSRZ9NGVX2ANIC.SMALL.jpg MrBippers So there's a couple other instructables already about converting a chest freezer to a kegerator (aka keezer), but most of them use the expensive plug and play temperature controllers.  If you're willing to get your hands a little dirty, cheap controllers to hardwire in can be found on eBay for ~$20....
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Wed, 7 Dec 2011 22:26:12 PST
Kombucha & Kefir http://www.instructables.com/id/Kombucha-Kefir/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/MH1Q/GHDSNA7F/FQWMH1QGHDSNA7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/MH1Q/GHDSNA7F/FQWMH1QGHDSNA7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQW/MH1Q/GHDSNA7F/FQWMH1QGHDSNA7F.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Kombucha and Kefir gives you full step-by-step instructions for 10 delicious fermentations, from beginner to advanced. Learn to start your own kombucha mother, brew authentic kefir, and create hybrid recipes of your own. The possibilities are endless! All projects come from Instructables.com, are wr...
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Tue, 7 Dec 2010 11:43:08 PST
Home Brew Heater Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Brew-Heater-Controller/
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Wed, 27 Oct 2010 05:16:31 PDT
How to make Mead (Honey Wine) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Mead-Honey-Wine/
How to make Mead (Honey Wine) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/TP87/G823OLOB/FTSTP87G823OLOB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/TP87/G823OLOB/FTSTP87G823OLOB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/TP87/G823OLOB/FTSTP87G823OLOB.SMALL.jpg lostbord999 Mead is super easy to make. And turns out GREAT!! (most of the time) Depending on your Recipe. It can Take as little as a month, years, or even up to a life time for it to ferment. The recipe I will post first is great for is GREAT for first starting out. And only takes a Month or so to ferment. ...
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Sun, 25 Apr 2010 14:10:06 PDT
How to make wine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-wine/
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By: BrainiacVince

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Tue, 1 Apr 2008 00:10:37 PDT