Easy DIY Wort Chiller

Our original wort chiller was a 25′ copper immersion chiller that we acquired through part of a Craigslist purchase. While it certainly did the job and was better than not having one, we were ready to have better cooling capacity since we were interested in lagers and needed to reach lower pitch temperatures, as well as minimize the cold-side open air contact with the wort. Since OSH was going out…

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Making a Yeast Starter Kit

If you brew regularly with liquid yeast, starters are a fact of life. Having a dedicated yeast kit ensures that everything you need to build a starter is in one place and ready to go. This can also be useful when brewing with friends or at different locations so that the yeast kit can be taken easily to another house or location to build the healthy yeast, then transported back…

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