The days of moonshine and bathtub gin may be long gone, but you can still brew up a homemade batch of the freshest beer you'll ever taste.
Over the past year we have amassed quite a plethora of beer opening methods. Everything from a dollar bill to a carabiner can be finagled into a makeshift opener.
John Blake, from County Clare, Ireland, shows us how to properly pour a traditional Black and Tan beer in this video alcohol recipe.
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.
National Lampoon, Pimp-It-Yourself! The new book that teaches you to do all the cool stuff to make your crappy life better. This is a quick lesson on bonging a beer. Bottles are hard to drink quickly because there isn't a way for the excess air to escape the bottle as you drink the beer. In comes, the straw method of chugging bottles.
Amazing Bar trick! All you need is a beer and piece of paper. Fold the paper as shown. And voila! Open your beer, easy as pie.
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.
This is a demonstration of how to make a yeast starter using a flask and stir plate. According to discussions on the forum at northern brewer dot com you can use an air lock without a stir plate but when you DO use a stir plate you should use foil or a dense foam stopper instead.
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!
Bryce from the band Lifehouse shows us how to open beer bottles with a lighter, water bottle, & cd. This is a necessary trick for any beer afficiando. Need a bottle opened but you don't have a bottle opener? Easy. Look around. There are tons of things that can crack a brew.
Don't wreck your pearly whites. Pop the cap with another bottle. Use the bottle as a lever. Reattach the bottle cap so you can open the second bottle. Open beer bottles with another beer.
Need to know how to open a beer bottle with another beer bottle? We thought so. It's pretty easy. Leverage the bottle cap with the cap edge of the other beer. This will lead you to consume too much beer. Beware. The Irish handcuffs will disable you.
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.
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.
Magnolia Pub & Brewery owner Dave McLean handcrafts beers using carefully sourced ingredients. He also pours a beautiful pint. Employ his simple tips, and you'll get the perfect head every time. Learn to pour beer properly so you can enjoy the aromatics and everything elese a good beer has to offer.
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.
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.
Now that that delicious homemade beer, what are you going to do with it? It's probably not advisable to drink it all at once, so you're going to need to find a way to store the beer. Bottling keeps homebrew fresh. Watch this video homebrewing tutorial and learn how to bottle homemade beer. Bottle homebrew beer.
This how-to video provides step by step instructions for making a yeast starter for home-brewing beer. A yeast starter assures a healthy and viable yeast population prior to pitching and also gives a larger yeast population to reduce lag-time in brewing. Watch this video homebrew tutorial and learn how to make a yeast starter beer at home.
What's a kegerator, you ask? Why a keg and refrigerator built in one. This short instructional video shows how to find the hot line for the compressor in a home-made keferator. Mount the tap by aligning over the hole and screw it down to the plywood underneath. Carbon dioxide lines run out a hole in the back. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to build a kegerator, keg refrigerator, for your beer out of a Sanyo 4912 fridge.
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.
Pineywood Brewery Company in Box Springs, Georgia put together this how-to video to demonstrate the process of making a 41 North pale ale beer. There are three key elements needed to make beer: malted barley, hops, and yeast. Follow this step-by-step video guide that goes through brewing from crushing the grain to pitching the yeast. Watch this video home-brewing tutorial and learn how to make a 41 North pale ale beer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Watch as an expert woodworker demonstrates how to use a wood lathe in this free online video about making a beer tap.
Brew beer at home? But of course! In this free online cooking video about home-brewing beer, you'll learn to make your own Russian Stout Beer with tips from award-winning a brewmaster expert.
Learn how to home brew your own English mild beer with expert tips and advice on ales and lagers in this free beer recipe video series on making your own English mild beer. Homemade beer always tastes better, as long as you don't screw up too bad.
How to home brew Scottish beer; learn more about how to make homemade beer in this free instructional video series.
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.
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.
This really misguided school project had the side effect of turning into something educational for you at least. If you're reading this description, you're maybe a little intimidated by the potency of a beer bong. Fear not, gentle reader, these young Fleetwood Mac loving gentlemen show you how not only how to build your own beer bong, but how to take a hit from one. Enjoy.
Beer here! Nothing can more fulfilling than serving homemade beer at your next party. On this episode of FoodGear you'll find out everything you need to know to make homemade beer.
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.
Mexican beers go great with lime. This simple trick shows how to add a lime twist to a bottle of beer. Follow along with beer connoisseur Greg as he shows you how to infuse the taste of lime into that beer. Just because you're Christian doesn't mean you can't enjoy a beer, just do it the way God intended!
Follow Greg as he gives simple tips on how 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 store a beer. Properly stored beer will retain flavor and freshness longer. Watch and learn how to properly store a beer.
Follow Greg as he gives a simple tip 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, he teaches what temperature to drink beer at. Watch and learn how to drink beer at a good temperature to fully taste the flavors.
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.