We all know the saying “diamonds are a girl's best friend,” but what about a man's best friend? While you may think dogs are the answer, I'd venture to guess it's actually the trusty and loyal bottle of beer.
This how-to video demonstrates a very simple way to aerate your wort after the boil. This method is less expensive then buying an oxygen tank, at the start yeast likes an aerated environment to begin the aerobic process of fermentation. Add oxygen to your wort to reduce the lag time for the yeast to condition themselves to your carboy. Watch this video home-brewing tutorial and learn how to oxygenate and aerate home-brewed wort for beer-making.
Are you looking for a nice, tasty beer? Stella Artois is a global lager first brewed in Leuven, Belgium in 1926. It is one of the world's best-selling beers and is enjoyed in more than 80 countries. Its full, characteristic flavor and high quality is assured through a superior brewing process and by using the finest ingredients available. In this video clip, learn how to serve the perfect Stella Artois Beer.
Nothing's better than a cold six-pack of your favorite beer—except maybe a cold six-pack of your favorite beer in a wooden caddy that you made yourself. With one of these, you can skip the paper ones they give you at the mix-and-match stations in grocery stores. Plus, it looks a lot better than cardboard.
This how to video demonstrates how to shotgun a beer! How is this different from all the other beer shotguning videos you ask. Well in this particular demonstrations you will see how to open a hole in any beer can with your teeth.
You want to limit anything that gets in the way of drinking your beer, so use these tips to get rid of that extra foam.
Want to impress your friends at a party? Show them your survival skills by opening a beer with a lighter.
Anyone who watches Futurama knows that Bender loves beer. They even used him to brew it in one episode. Well, you know that saying about how life imitates art? Yeah, this is definitely one of those cases.
This is an easy homebrewers project for carbonating beverages in PET bottles with a CO2 regulator setup. You can get all these parts at an auto parts store. This is a clutch thing to use for making beer or cider. This keeps beer fresh!
Man + Beer = Happy. Some say that's the formula to a pretty blissful life, but it's not just the beer you're drinking—it's about what you're drinking it in.
There's something about the month of October that elicits the drinking of beer, and no— it's not because of Oktoberfest, which is a misnomer, because Oktoberfest traditionally ends on the first weekend in October.
There is nothing tastier on a hot summer's day than an ice cold beer. Heck, there is nothing tastier on ANY day. If you would like to learn how to make a delicious batch of the good stuff right at home, check out this clip. Carl and Kevin will show you how to make fresh, delicious brewskis using only a few ingredients and other household items. This is a great, cheap way to liven up any party. This tutorial has five parts, so make sure to check them all out and start brewing!
This is a video tutorial on how to homebrew your own Irish Red Ale beer. You will need Northern Brewer hops, Tettnang for aroma, Irish moss, cinnamon, malt, grains, and a mash tun. Watch this video home-brewing tutorial and learn how to brew an Irish red ale beer.
After your homemade beer has finished its brewing in the first fermenter you may want to transfer to a second fermenter. The second fermenter will precipitate some of the solids in your beer and will improve the clarity of the beer. Also, if you are not going to bottle it for a while, transfering your beer to a secondary fermenter will protect your beer from getting off flavors as the yeast begins to die. The process of racking your beer into a secondary fermenter is made simple in this step ...
This instructional video explains how to check for specific gravity in your home brewed batch of beer to see whether or not it is ready to bottle. By placing a sample of your home-brewed beer in a test vial and using a hydrometer, you can check to make sure that your beer is not over-carbonated and is in fact ready to be bottled. Ensuring that your beer is at the proper stage for bottling is vital--too much carbonation could mean that your beer bottles explode!
Impress you drinking buddies with this shotgun beer trick. This trick simply requires your favorite brand of beer and your thumb. Watch and learn how to punch your thumb through a full and sealed can of beer. You'll never need a pen or knife again to shot gun a beer!
At their pilot brewery on the lake, Eric McKay and Patrick Murtaugh walk you through the entire process of producing homemade beer in five minutes. You will need four common ingredients: barley,hops, water, and yeast.
Shiloh Branigan from Amarillo Brewing Supply brings you another how to brew instructional with her complete step-by-step All Grain brewday.
Great ESB recipe without the spices, but add some fresh spices for a great Christmas beer!
Watch the video below to learn about what can make beer non vegan. Also, head on over to Barnivore and search for your favorite beer, they'll tell you if it's vegan or not.
Everyone has one of those friends that just can't make good judgement calls. All of my friends happen to be like that, except for me, of course (I'm perfect). So that's why I'm never surprised when they bring back a 24-pack of warm beers, after explicitly being told to make sure to get cold ones.
There's nothing better than a good, cold brewski—unless that beer comes from your very own pirate chest cooler. Of course, it would be better if your pirate chest was full of gold, but this has got to be the next best thing (though, maybe you can have both).
Not a sports fan, but still want to get your hands-free drink on? Instructables user DucttapeNinja has just the thing for you—a beer helmet inspired by Gimli from Lord of the Rings. So, now you can double the time between trips to the fridge during your next LOTR marathon. One helmet to intoxicate them all! You'll need a cheap drink helmet (with straws already attached), two matching tankards or steins, some craft foam, and acrylic paint.
Despite the name, Oktoberfest is in full effect worldwide with its huge festivals and specially brewed beers drawing in brewski lovers of all shapes and sizes. If the festivals are out of reach, maybe you should bring the festival to you before it's too late. By taking advantage of the same watermelon keg idea that everyone knows all to well, you can easily turn a pumpkin into a beer-dispensing fruit.
You can brew your own beer on the stove, in a keg, or even inside a pumpkin, but those all look boring next to The Wobbly Boot Pico Brewery, the most sophisticated home-brewing system you'll ever see. Built by Ben_B, an engineer at National Instruments, the brewery sits on a steel frame with two incredibly shiny kegs. There's an LCD touch-panel PC, and Ben even made his own app to make it fully automated. The app lets him save recipes and also monitors the temperature of the beer. It keeps tr...
There are many, many ways to open a beer. You can use a piece of paper, a water bottle, or, if you're feeling tough, you can even use your forearm. But why do that when you can make your own bottle opener for nothing?
How To: Home Brew Like the Commander-in-Chief: How to Make President Obama's White House Honey Ale and Porter
There's a lot of firsts that President Barack Obama can claim, like being the first POTUS from Hawaii, the first to publicly support same-sex marriage, and of course, the first African American to hold office. One of his coolest firsts, though, is that he's the first American president to ever brew his own beer in the White House. And thanks to a Redditor who filed a Freedom of Information Act request, two recipes have been released so that home brewers everywhere can give them a try.
Did you know that you can brew delicious beer in your own home? Don't let bar tabs get you down. Watch these videos to learn how to brew beer in the comfort of your own kitchen. It's a simple process and you'll definitely enjoy the results!
Beer foam is a wonderful thing. It's what makes the scent of barley and hops waft up into your nostrils and starts your guzzling experience off right. Unless you think of foam as just wasted space that could have been more beer. To each his own.
The perfect glass of Guinness will have a foamy head a few inches thick on top, and will also have a shamrock traced into the foam. Here's how to perfectly pour your Guinness from a tap. You probably want to practice by pouring a couple! Pour the perfect Guinness on tap, complete with shamrock.
Another beer cocktail recipe! For this delicious Mexican cocktail, you will need: 1 ounce Milagro Blanco tequila, 1/2 ounce agave nectar, 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice, Negra Modelo dark ale, a dash of Tabasco sauce and a lime wedge to garnish. Make the Maldonado beer cocktail.
It's not just the difference between a half pint and full pint glass. Just like wines and cocktails, the glasses you choose to serve your beer in will affect how it is received. Make sure you pick the best glassware to truly show off your favorite beer or home brew. Serve beer in the appropriate glassware.
Chances are you're not always going to have a beer bottle opener in your house. For times when you have a huge party waiting to get their social lubrication on, make use of what's lying around the house. Check out this tip video to learn how to open a bottle of beer using something you'll definitely have around - another beer.
Chances are you're not always going to have a beer bottle opener in your house. For times when you have a huge party waiting to get their social lubrication on, make use of what's lying around the house. Check out this tip video to learn how to open a bottle of beer using a pen.
Got a couple of buddies coming over for the big game and not a beer opener in sight? Not a problem. All you need, quite miraculously, is a sheet of plain 8 1/2 X 11 paper. With a few folds, you can turn that wobbly printer paper into a sturdy hard edge that easily opens any beer bottle.
Have you ever seen someone open a champagne bottle with a sword? It's pretty impressive. If you're more of a beer-and-CD person than a champagne-saber person, you can do something almost equally impressive and very similar in technique by opening a beer bottle with a CD or DVD, and this video will show you how to do it.
There are many ways to open a bottle, but you have to admire the simplicity and karate-esque action required in Instructable member Carleyy's scrap wood method. Don't be deterred by the use of power tools in the video below. All you really need is a piece of scrap wood, one nut, and one bolt.
Ok, so the BottomsUp beer dispenser isn't magic. Special cups (to seal the hole) + rising magnets, and voilà: Previously, Bottoms Up! Gravity-Defying Beer Machine.
It's magic! #1. How does it work? #2. How can I get one? (The BottomsUp Beer System supposedly fills at the speedy rate of "nine times that of traditional beer taps". More videos.)