Category Archives: brewing gear

New toys… er… tools

So I’ve been wanting to rebuild my wort chiller for a while.  If you don’t know, at the end of the brew it’s important to chill the wort quickly so that, among other things, opportunistic infections and other things that … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution

This is not really a new years resolution.  I just thought, since this is the first post of 2012, I’d make it see topical and suggesting I’m into self improvement, however temporary.  Given my headache and the Robbie Burns Day … Continue reading

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Hoppin’ on intertiaboy’s wave

A while ago my friend inertiaboy (Twitter: @inertiaboy) sent me a very nice present: 700gm of hops.  This is a lot of hops, all grown on the very robust vines crawling up the side of his big suburban home outside … Continue reading

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Gluten-uff?

(Get it? “good enough”… ahem) So an update on the first gluten free beer test in a bit. But first: why do so many people who do gluten free brewing post all sorts of recipes, but rarely ever post results? … Continue reading

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