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DIY kegerator

How To Make A DIY Kegerator

College. Those were the days. The days when you could go a week without changing clothes, when you could eat pizza every single day, when, if you were lucky enough, your refrigerator had a beer tap on the door. THE KEGERATOR, as it is lovingly called, is a staple of every college campus, however thanks to the growing trend of… Read more →

pumpkin spice cake

Pumpkin Spice Cake w/ Porter Mascarpone Frosting Recipe

This is one of my favorite holiday recipes. It was printed in Beer Advocate #33 Oct. 2009 and provided by Chef Sean Paxton. Paxton is also a home brewer and creator of homebrewchef.com. After you check out the recipe, check out the rest of the site for more recipes, beer dinner menu ideas, and some homebrew recipes. Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Cake with… Read more →

brewing water

The Only Brewing Water Calculations You Need

  One of the biggest hurtles of going all-grain can be the task of determining how much water you need for your mash. But when it comes down to it, it’s pretty simple. All you need to know is how much water you: Use Waste Boil off This all occurs while you’re mashing, boiling, cooling, transferring and bottling. If you… Read more →

pour the perfect pint

How To Pour the Perfect Pint

Let’s be honest, a poor beer pour can get you ridiculed by your friends but it can also hinder your beer’s flavor. But don’t worry; we’re here to help. Check out the video above from Lifehacker. Also, I break it down below and go into some specific pouring techniques for specific styles of beer. The Basics Serving  a good beer… Read more →