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How To: Brew homemade all grain beer

This series on all grain beer brewing teaches everything needed to know to make homemade beer. Brew different varieties of beers following these recipes and instructions. Learn how to make a home into a micro brewery and enjoy fresh beer whenever!

How To: Open a bottle using a CD or DVD

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.

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.

How To: Make convertible jockey box to keep your beer cold

In this how-to video, KipKay shows you how to create an awesome convertible jockey box. It's perfect for keeping your beer cool and cold, perfect for a hot and sunny summer day. Get the directions here and just follow along with Kipkay. Once you get your equipment in place, you'll be having your own little beer cooler in no time at all!

How To: Shotgun a beer can & get drunk quick

This is a College 101 course as a "How To" guide for college freshmen. This is the tutorial on shotgunning beers. Find out this classic frat boy trick of shotgun. To shotgun is to stab a can with a key and then cracking open the top so that the beer pours quickly down your throat.

How To: Brew a homemade Irish red ale beer

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.

How To: Keg home brew beer

Home-brewing and home-bar enthusiasts should check out this how-to video. Don't know how to store that delicious homemade beer? Put it into a keg. Get fresh beer on tap anytime from your keg. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to keg home brew beer.

How To: Open a beer bottle with a lighter

Follow Greg as he gives simple tips to enjoy beer more. Just because you're Christian doesn't mean you can't enjoy a beer, just do it the way God intended! In this video tutorial, Greg shows how to open a beer with a lighter. Watch and learn how to get the bottle cap without using an opener, but just using a lighter.

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 your own beer at home

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!

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: Drink like a man

Getting weird looks from the other dudes at the bar? Maybe because you're ordering a sex on the beach like the other women. Spit out that tropical drink or wine spritzer and throw away your stemware. It's time to put some hair on your chest, hoss.

How To: Pack a beer cooler

The only thing worse than having only warm beer on hand? Having no beer on hand. You will need a large cooler, lots of ice, beer bottles or cans, and rock salt. Watch this video alcohol tutorial and learn how to pack a beer cooler.

How To: Oxygenate aerate home-brewed wort for 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.

How To: Bottle and cap your home brewed beer

Once you have gottebn your brewed beer into the bottling bucket it is time for the final step--bottling your home brewed beer! This instructional video teaches you how to transfer your home brewed beer into bottles, putting emphasis on proper sanitation. After you have filled all of your bottles with beer it is ready to cap them! You have to wait two weeks after your bottles have been capped to let the fermentation finish but then you can enjoy your batch of home made beer! Yum!

How To: Start brewing your very own homemade beer

Brewing homemade beer is cheap, fun and has never been easier than with this instructional video! This tutorial takes you step by step on how to start brewing your very own batch of beer. Taking you through the initial fermentation process, the tutorial teaches how to use your initial selection of malt and grains to instill a delicious and unique flavor in your homemade beer. With this method you control the level of hops, barley, and malt--there are no limits to how you can customize your ow...

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.

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: Brew homemade beer

Watch these how to video to learn how to brew homemade beer. Its sure to tastes as good as the store bought kind. Our host goes over the basics of what you'll need to start making your own batch of and how to set up your brewery. He also guides you through the simple steps for making a delicious light beer and how to bottle it too.

How To: Shotgun a beer

Like beer, but disappointed you can’t drink faster? Use the awesome power of atmospheric pressure to slam down that brewski in less time than it takes to regret it!

How To: Make and use a beer bong

This video series is going to show you how to make a beer bong and then use it. The point of a beer bong is to move liquid without foam as fast as possible through a funnel utilizing gravity right into your stomach. It's not as easy as it sounds so check it out.

How To: Home brew pilsner beer

In this video series, our expert will show you how to home brew your own pilsner beer. You will learn about the ingredients and supplies required for home brewing beer, as well as step-by-step instructions on the beer brewing process. Learn how to prepare and boil your malts, hops and special grains for pilsner beer, and how to ferment and siphon the beer. If you've ever wanted to home brew beer, this video will give you all the information you will ever need to make your own pilsner beer.

How To: Make mash

Watch this instructional video to learn how to make mash. At the right temperature, grain and water make the perfect food for yeast. This step is very important for the taste of the beer.