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How To: Make a three way beer bong

Ever get that lonely feeling while drinking from a beer bong, like you're in this magical moment and there's no one else there to share it with you? It's the greatest tragedy of the beer bong, until now. The three way beer bong allows up to three people to drink the sweet beer-y nectar of the gods at the same time. Beautiful. Watch this enlightening video and learn how to build a three way beer bong.

How To: Check if your homemade beer is ready to be bottled

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!

Get Drunk LOTR Style: How to Make Your Own Medieval Gimli Beer Helmet

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.

How To: Brew an oatmeal stout beer at home

Are you a beer connoisseur? Check out this series of five videos that chronicles the homebrewing of an oatmeal stout beer. Within this series, the following topics are touched upon: An introduction to brewing, steeping your specialty grains, and prepping to mix in your malt extract. Skip picking up a six pack of the usual, when you can brew your own beer in the comfort of your own home.

How To: Turn a Pumpkin into a Beer-Dispensing Keg (Perfect for Oktoberfest)

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.

How To: Open a bottle of beer using a pen

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.

How To: Chill a beer in 5 minutes or less

Just got back from the store with the beer for the party and it starts in two hours? Then learn how to chill a beer quickly in a crunch with minimal equipment. Kelly from HackCollege shows you 3 different methods of getting your beer ice cold in this how-to video.

How To: Home brew beer

The step by step process that can be used to brew malt extract recipe beer is demonstrated in this how-to video. This is a great video to watch if you're brewing for the first time, or want to know more about how to home brew. Teach everyone what makes a good craft beer! Watch this video home-brewing tutorial and learn how to make your own homemade beer.

How To: Pour beer

Do you always get too much foam when you pour beer? Does your Guinness never have enough head? Then you should watch this video in which you learn how to pour beer the right way.

How To: Pour the perfect pint of Guiness

Pouring a Guinness is not like pouring any old beer. Learn how to do it like a real Irishman. You will need Guinness Stout and a 20 ounce tulip pint glass. Did you know? According to Guinness brewmaster Fergal Murray, the perfect Guinness pour should take 119.5 seconds.

How To: Open a Beer Bottle with a Rock Climbing Carabiner

This beer how-to video is important on the off chance that you have a beer to open but a bottle opener is not around and a carabiner is. Daniel Duane opens a bottle of beer with a piece of rock-climbing equipment. Follow along and learn how easy it is to open a beer bottle with an makeshift beer bottle opener.

News: The Science Behind a Good Beer Head

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.

How To: Make beer cooling ice cups

Here is a great idea for parties. This beer how-to video shows you how to create beer cooling ice cups with plastic cups. To keep your beer cold and make these ice cups you will need: plastic cups, water, and a heavy glass.

News: HI-YA! DIY Karate Chop Bottle Opener

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.

HowTo: Make a Frozen Solid Ice Beer Caddy

Rob Cockerham had a problem. How do you keep your summer beers ice cold in the sweltering heat - in something more exciting than your typical igloo cooler? After much trial and error, many consumed beers, and (most importantly) an exploration into the art of making molds, Rob did it:

How To: Make an indoor 3 story beer bong

In this episode of "Pimp My Crib - Campus Cribs" we will be examining how to give your 'Pad' a nice little touch up that everyone can enjoy, a lot. We will be making a 3 story tall beer bong. You will need the following items: A piece of string, about 20 feet of tube, a funnel, two clamps, a stopping valve, and a heat source. The first step, will be to measure your laundry shoot or other source, with a piece of string, to know how much tubing you need (usually about 20 feet). Attach the funne...

How To: Open a Beer with Your Forearm

If you can't always crack open a cold one with the usual twisting motion, you might want to try it like shown in this instructional video. It keeps your t-shirts intact, and saves the humiliation of asking for a bottle opener for that twist-off cap. Follow along with this how-to video to learn how to open a beer bottle with your forearm.

How To: Make homemade India pale ale beer

In this home brewing video series, learn how to brew your own India Pale Ale (IPA) beer from home brewing expert Mark Emiley. Mark will teach you a free IPA recipe, and what ingredients and equipment you will need to brew your own beer at home.

News: 1000+ Ways to Open a Beer Bottle

Here it is, the first 15 methods courtesy of WonderHowTo, plus 1001 and counting from Stefan Lampert's blog solely dedicated to the subject. Stefan's blog is in German, so English speakers should click on Google Translator in the upper left corner.

How To: Build a beer bong

Beer bongs are simple to make, and it's not difficult to make them even more user friendly. You will need a funnel, a valve, a tube, and clamps. Watch this video bartending tutorial and learn how to make a beer bong.

How To: Rack your homemade beer by siphon

This instructional video teaches you how to properly sanitize your tubing equipment while you rack your beer and how to transfer your beer from your fermentation bucket into your bottling bucket. The beer siphoning process allows you to progress from the brewing step to the bottling step and is done after your beer has fermented enough in the fermenting bucket. Siphoning your beer properly is essential to getting your beer from the fermenting bucket to the bottling bucket (and then to the bot...

How To: Hack a soda can beer sleeve

Chris of HackCollege shows off how to get away with some stealthy drinking in public. Whether you're using it for some extra security in your dorm room or to down one at a tailgate, this little hack should come in handy. Watch this how-to video and learn to hack a soda can beer sleeve.

How To: Brew your own stout beer at home

For some people, the beers that are out on the market can be a bit drab and lack on flavor. It can be expensive when it comes to trying new things, so what's the next best option? Make your own of course! In this tutorial, you'll find out how to brew your own stout beer from your home. Good luck and rememeber be smart, not stupid! Enjoy!

How To: Brew your own IPA beer

In this video series, our expert Jeremy Morton-Maxson will show you how to brew your own IPA (India pale ale) beer. He will show you how all the necessary equipment and ingredients for brewing an IPA beer.

How To: Tap a keg with various pumpers

In this tutorial, we learn how to tap a keg with various pumpers. There are around 5 different types of pumps you can use. Make sure your pump matches the keg that you have, to make your beer come out easiest. Also, make sure your keg is completely full when you purchase it, so the beer comes out easier. There are many different types of kegs, but no matter what type you have, place it inside of a large plastic bin with ice to keep the bottom as cold as possible. To use the pump, set it insid...