Hot Beer Posts

How To: Mix a Michelada drink, aka the Spicy Beer cocktail

Although it's a loosely defining term, the Michelada (or cerveza prepared) is a wonderful mix of beer, lime juice, hot sauce, and soy sauce. You would never think that these things can actually taste good together, but if that's the train of thought you have, you don't know what you're missing!

How To: Brew hard apple cider at home

The best wines will set you back almost as much as a pair of Blahniks on sale, so why not cut expenses and just make your own wine? Watch this beer brewing tutorial to see how to brew hard apple cider which has a wine-like taste.

How To: Make Beer Hats

Making your own beer hat is easier than you think – and wearing one makes it a lot easier to clap for the home team. Follow these steps to sport a handmade beer cap at the next big game.

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: 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: 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: 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: Make a Baby Guinness

Learn how to make a Baby Guinness or "Little Beer" in this video. While a Baby Guinness is in no way beer, it does look like a small pint of Guinness. First you almost fill up a shot glass with Khalua. Then you fill the rest with Baileys and the resemblance to Guinness is startling.

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!

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: Unstick your beer coaster

This tutorial is for those people who enjoy going to a pub or bar for a beer. While sipping a beer at the table, you tend to put the beer glass on the table. However when you try to lift the beer glass, the beer coaster gets attached underneath your glass. This can be really annoying. You can take some salt from the salt jar on the table. Now you have to sprinkle the salt on to the beer coaster. Sprinkle as much so the coaster surface is totally covered. Now you can put your glass over this c...

How To: Make a 10 beer capacity beer bong

This video shows you how to make a 10 beer capacity beer bong.First thing you need to make a beer bong is a valve that opens in the clockwise direction.Screw this valve into the tubing.The valve has threads in it which will give the tubing a nice tight seal.After the tube is tightened on to the valve,take a clamp and put it on the other end of the tubing.Next,take a funnel and put it on the top of the clamp.Using a screw driver tighten the funnel onto the clamp well.Make sure everything is fi...

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: Mix a Chelada beer cocktail

There is no one true way to mix a Chelada, but anything that approximates a Bloody Mary with beer is the way to make it. Some keep it as simple as beer and Clamato, but the recipe in this how-to video is tastier. You will need dashes of Tabasco, Chipotle, and Worcestershire sauce to taste, V8 tomato juice, and beer. Watch this video beverage-making tutorial and learn how to mix a Chelada Bloody Mary-esque beer cocktail.

How To: Use a beer bong

Do you go to the kinds of parties where people whip out beer bongs and drink like idiots? Well, maybe you want to drink like a jackass too. Watch this video boozing tutorial and learn how to use a beer bong. You'll get wasted in no time.

How To: Open your bottle of beer with a piece of paper

Any idiot can open a beer with a lighter. The beer is European, no sissy twist cap. Here's an easy two-step video manual on how to open a bottle with a piece of paper. Watch and make easy money betting with you friends who thinks you can't. Or just enjoy drinking a beer when you can't find a bottle opener and only have this how-to video to help you.

How To: Rack your homemade beer into a secondary fermenter

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 ...

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: 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.

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: 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!