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How To: Make beer in your own garage

Beer can be pretty expensive, especially the good stuff. But, with a small investment and time, you could actually brew your own and make it just to your taste! In this great video series you will learn exactly what the process is to making your very own home brew right in your garage! Everything from the actual brewing all the way down to the fermentation.

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: 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: Pour a Black and Tan beer with Bass and Guinness

This video tutorial will show you how to pour a Black and Tan beer with Bass and Guinness. If you don't know what a Black & Tan is, a Black & Tan is a beer made by the coupling of a pale ale (or bitter, or mild) with a dark beer such as a stout or porter. Keep in mind, there is no one, official, Black and Tan.

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: Open a beer bottle with BIC lighter

This beer how-to video demonstrates how to open a non-twistoff beer bottle with nothing but a BIC lighter. Watch and learn how simple it is to open beer bottles with a BIC lighter and a little leverage. This beer trick comes in handy when you don't have anything to open bottles with.

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: Open a bottle of beer using 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 something you'll definitely have around - another beer.

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: 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 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: Home brew all grain beer with the batch sparge method

This how-to video is a dorky but functional guide to easy all grain homemade beer brewing. Extract brewers, you can do it too! The Denny Conn method of batch sparging is demonstrated step-by-step in this video. Follow along with the home-brewing video series and learn how to make all grain beer using the batch sparge method.

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: Brew homemade ale beer

Learn how to brew homemade beer with your own home brew kit, including instruction on micro-brewery supplies and the brewing process, to craft real ales with expert beer tips in this free home brewing video series.

How To: Open a Beer Bottle with a Motorola RAZR Phone

Craving a nice cold beer but you don't have a bottle opener? Then watch this beer how-to video. Our guest shows you how to open a beer bottle with a Motorola RAZR. No beer bottles or cell phones were hurt in the process. Be careful not to nullify your cell phone warranty, or you're going to be using a decidedly less fancy cell phone. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to pop off a beer bottle cap with a RAZR.

How To: Shotgun a beer using just your thumb

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!

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: Brew stout beer

In this series of instructional videos on brewing beer you'll learn how to home brew your own stout beer. Award winning expert brewer Mark Emiley shows you the beer brewing process in easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, from choosing malt, hops and yeast to bottling your batch of homebrew.

How To: Pour Guinness from a tap

Mike Gallagher illustrates pouring Guiness from a tap to ensure maximum nitrogen bubbles that help to release the flavor of the beer. The pour is a two step process and includes recommendations on glasses used and the degree to which the handle of the tap is turned. Pour Guinness from a tap.

How To: Brew bock beer

In this series of instructional videos on brewing beer you'll learn how to home brew your own bock beer. Award winning expert brewer Mark Emiley shows you the beer brewing process in easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, from choosing malt, hops and yeast to bottling your batch of homebrew. You'll get tips on sanitizing your brewing equipment, measuring out the hops and other ingredients to get the perfectly balanced recipe for your bock beer. Bottle it, label it, and impress all your fr...

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: 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.

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!

How To: Make the Maldonado beer cocktail

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.

How To: Serve beer in the appropriate glassware

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.

How To: Open a Bottle of Beer Using a Sheet of Paper

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.

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.

HowTo: Make Beer Popsicles

A little over a week ago, we featured the Hopsicle, a drunken summer "beer push pop" being served at Diablo Royale Este (a Mexican saloon in NYC's east village). We speculated the HowTo behind it seemed simple enough, but lucky for us Apartment Therapy's The Kitchn have gone ahead and posted full instructions.