Bubble, bubble, toil, and trouble... it's time for another Halloween-themed food hack. This time, we'll be tackling the pumpkin cooler—an idea that has been done to death on DIY blogs around the internet. And there's no point in reposting something that everyone else has done, so I decided to change things up a little bit.
News: Coffee Isn't the Only Thing Brewing in Your Nespresso—Extremophiles Could Be Living in Your Drip Tray
You just sat down, coffee in hand, and the day is ready to start. Now that you have taken a few sips, let me pose a question: What is living in that coffeemaker of yours? The answer might make you dump that coffee down the drain pronto.
Want to brew different kinds of tea? Learn how to brew green tea, white tea, Oolong tea, and more in this free video series about steeping tea.
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!
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.
Brewing homemade beer is cheap, fun and has never been easier than with this instructional video! This tutorial takes you step by step on how to start brewing your very own batch of beer. Taking you through the initial fermentation process, the tutorial teaches how to use your initial selection of malt and grains to instill a delicious and unique flavor in your homemade beer. With this method you control the level of hops, barley, and malt--there are no limits to how you can customize your ow...
Here is an intuitive method of sanitizing your equipment before you start making a home brew. You can use this method for making beer or wine.
You can brew your own beer on the stove, in a keg, or even inside a pumpkin, but those all look boring next to The Wobbly Boot Pico Brewery, the most sophisticated home-brewing system you'll ever see. Built by Ben_B, an engineer at National Instruments, the brewery sits on a steel frame with two incredibly shiny kegs. There's an LCD touch-panel PC, and Ben even made his own app to make it fully automated. The app lets him save recipes and also monitors the temperature of the beer. It keeps tr...
Learn how to build an immersion chiller for brewing beer. If you know how to solder, this is the best design I can suggest for making a nice neat and rigid chiller for your homebrewing.
There is nothing tastier on a hot summer's day than an ice cold beer. Heck, there is nothing tastier on ANY day. If you would like to learn how to make a delicious batch of the good stuff right at home, check out this clip. Carl and Kevin will show you how to make fresh, delicious brewskis using only a few ingredients and other household items. This is a great, cheap way to liven up any party. This tutorial has five parts, so make sure to check them all out and start brewing!
This is a short documentary on brewing moonshine at home.
There's something about the month of October that elicits the drinking of beer, and no— it's not because of Oktoberfest, which is a misnomer, because Oktoberfest traditionally ends on the first weekend in October.
Brewing beer in your basement using only one method is no fun. Watch this video to get informed on four different ways to brew beer, so if you don't like one way you have other methods to choose from.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In order to make starter years, for home brewing beer, you will need the following ingredients and supplies: water, sanitizer, DME, scissors, refractometer, a magnetic stir bar, aluminum foil, yeast, and a funnel.
Mead isn't as Medieval as it sounds; it's a delicious alcohol made of fermetned honey and water. This how-to video series demonstrates the process of mead home-brewing. These videos will help you to understand better how the process is done and can act as a guideline for your own home-brew mead. Watch this video home-brewing tutorial and learn how to make mead honey wine at home.
Instead of purchasing a kettle for homemade beer brewing, learn how to convert a keg for this purpose by watching this instructional video series. Turn your home into a microbrewery. Watch the simple conversion process and make a beer-brewing kettle out of a keg in no time.
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.
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.
This instructional video will teach you how to brew your own AppleFine, 8.5% alcoholic beverage. This is the perfect get-drunk-fast solution, as it is cheap, high on alcohol, and absolutely delicious! You will need 22 liters of apple juice, 1.3 kilograms of dextrose, 1 carboy kit, and one funnel. Watch this video home-brewing tutorial and learn how to make apple fine.
Mead may seem beyond old-fashioned, but it's a delicious honey wine that's simple to makde. You will need honey, water, lemon juice or zest, raisins, a stainless steel pot, a thermometer, a carboy, a bucket, and a spoon. Watch this video home-brewing tutorial and learn how to brew mead fermented honey wine at home.
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.
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.
This series on all grain beer brewing teaches everything needed to know to make homemade beer. Brew different varieties of beers following these recipes and instructions. Learn how to make a home into a micro brewery and enjoy fresh beer whenever!
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.
Tea is usually brewed with hot boiling water. In this how to video our host shows you a new method of making gyokuro tea with ice cubes. This brewing method is more commonly known as shinobi-cha and it is very easy way to enjoy your tea longer. Watch and start making tea with ice cubes using the shinobi-cha method.
In this how to video, Dr. Tea discusses all about matcha and how to make a refreshing iced tea drink called a FrosTEA. Matcha is a ground tea that has its origins. Watch and start brewing some tea.
Cold brewing tea and coffee are all the rage, and for good reason: they're idiot-proof. I, personally, am a total dunce at brewing coffee. It either ends up strong enough to peel paint from a car or so weak that you can see through it. Meanwhile, I have friends who inevitably brew green tea to the point where it's painful to drink it.
Assuming that you are living north of the equator, ‘tis the summer season for brewing your own sun tea. Unlike the conventional method of dunking tea bags in boiling hot water for several minutes, sun tea is brewed over the course of several hours through the natural heat of direct sunlight.
Shiloh Branigan from Amarillo Brewing Supply brings you another how to brew instructional with her complete step-by-step All Grain brewday.
Starbucks last big hit was definitely their Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Brew, which became a permanent menu item—not just a summer fling—on May 31, 2016. It's the perfect blend of 20-hour cold brew and vanilla sweet cream; The result not only tastes great, but the cream makes is visually mesmerizing as it floats down through the brew.
To create a destination for coffee connoisseurs, Starbucks has ordered up a venti cup of augmented reality to make the visit more interactive.
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.
Summer is right around the corner, which means it's time to switch from perfect hot coffee to perfect cold coffee. A nice icy glass of cold coffee is wildly refreshing and just plain delicious. In my opinion, it's the key to enjoying any sunny day (warning: if you don't already drink cold coffee, you may find yourself drinking four or five glasses a day very quickly).
If you normally take your iced coffee with plain old cream and sugar, you'll find that Starbucks recently-introduced Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Brew will really hit the spot. It's icy, smooth, and perfectly sweetened with vanilla syrup.
Each flavor of sake, the national spirit of Japan, comes with its own fans, not unlike whiskey aficionados here in the States. While sake is often called "rice wine," it is more akin to a malted beverage like beer.