As with most everything I’ve learned, it’s deeply rooted in my mistakes.  After round 2 of the Brew or Cry, I was told that my beer was mildly undercarbonated.  This was also noted about my beer in Round 1.  At home I thought the carbonation was great in a freshly poured pint. I’m thinking about […]

Brew Kettle – Stainless Hop Screen

I wanted less trub going into my fermenters and had problems with my brew kettle bazooka screen getting clogged.  I looked into making a hop spider, when I came across this site.  http://utahbiodieselsupply.com/brewingfilters.php I bought the 6″x10″ hop screen for my 8 gallon megapot and used it for the first time this weekend.  Here’s what […]

Spiedel Fermenters

I bought two of these in 2013 and I love them.  Wide mouth is easy for cleanout. Built-in handles for transporting or shaking up your wort to aerate make life easy. I bought the 30L (7.9gal) and 20L (5.3gal) with the intent to use one for primary fermenting and the smaller for bottling or secondary […]