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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: Start yeast for brewing homemade beer

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.

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 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: Pour a beer properly

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.

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: 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: Bottle homebrew 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.

How To: Make a yeast starter for homemade 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.

How To: Build a kegerator keg refrigerator from a Sanyo 4912

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.

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: Brew a 41 North pale ale 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.

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Brew a homemade English mild beer

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: 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: 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: Make and take a hit from a 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.

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: Infuse a beer with lime flavor

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!

How To: Store beer to retain freshness and flavor

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.

How To: Drink a beer at the proper temperature

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.