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The SIMPLE guide to all-grain brewing | A nuts-and-bolts approach to brewing all grain beer at home

Learn how to make beer the most “doin’ the most” way! In this simply-worded and thoroughly explained how-to video we show you how to brew all-grain beer with a batch sparge. We decided to do a 90-minute IPA with 2.5 grams of Nelson Sauvin added every minute for an hour and a half! We walk you through all the steps to brew all-grain beer at home: prep, mash, sparge, boil,…

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Carboy bottom suddenly cracked? The Hidden Reason Glass Carboys are Shattering (and How to Avoid It)

Homebrewing glass carboys are some of the most important investments we can make. Brewing in plastic buckets or stainless steel fermenters are both fine options, but some of us like to easily see what’s going on with our brews – and limit headspace during aging. However, some glass manufacturers are cutting corners during one of the MOST IMPORTANT parts of the process – which creates internal stress points that can…

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Boozy Beverages/ Mead/ Recipes

How to make GLOWING Home Brew drinks – EASY! Works for beer, wine, cider, and mead

A few years ago, a gene-editing laboratory went viral for creating a Belle Saison yeast that glowed in the dark. The claim was that, with this specially modified yeast, brewers could make beer that glowed fluorescent under black light. We were fascinated by this concept – and skeptical of the potential. So we put it to the test ourselves. And no matter how hard we tried, we couldn’t get a…

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FRUITY PEBBLES FERMENTED into an IPA perfect for Saturday morning cartoons

In quarantines and self isolation, the itch to homebrew is fierce! So we did a no-contact pickup at the local home brew supply store and got some brewing stuff. This included getting the extra LME we needed to brew a beer with the other ingredients we had on hand. We used liquid malt extract, centennial hops, citra hops, lactose, and of course FRUITY PEBBLES. How’d it turn out? Check out…

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SIMPLE BRAGGOT – Buckwheat honey and kveik ale yeast, The Wampus Cat

Say you want to brew a braggot but don’t know where to start – and say you don’t really want to buy much, if any, new equipment? Let’s do this! This home brew recipe will net you a malty, grain and honey forward braggot beer with perfect hops and an incredible dark amber hue. Homebrewing doesn’t have to be hard. This mead beer is the perfect introduction to braggot fermentation.…

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Our April Fools Gag: Homebrewing Natty Light

It’s April Fools, and what better way to fool ourselves than to brew up a grocery store beer. In this episode, we’re attempting to home brew Natural Light aka Natty Light. This light lager has barely any character of barley, malt, hops, or other grains. So, other than smelling faintly of beer, it’s a great candidate to try making from junk we picked up at Walmart. Hopefully this homebrewing how-to…

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10 HOMEBREWING MISTAKES YOU LEARNED from YouTube brew channels

At some point we all turned to online how-to videos for information on making cider, beer, wine, or mead at home. Homebrewing can be complex! But there are definitely some common mistakes being taught online about brewing, including using raisins as nutrient! We’re breaking down ten of the most common faux pas seen in YouTube home brew content – especially those focused on beginner brewers. Lots of love to the…

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TOP TEN HOMEBREWING HACKS: Tips and Tricks for Beginner Brewers

In about a decade of homebrewing, I’ve learned a lot. Usually by trying and failing. And sometimes by looking for shortcuts that don’t impact the quality of the end product. For beginner homebrewers, there can be a lot of questions at the beginning. So we made this video help pass along some (relatively common sense) tips, tricks, and hacks for brewing beer, wine, mead, and cider at home. Silicone bungs…

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We’re moving! The homestead expands soon

Doin’ the Most is in the process of moving to a new home (just a few miles from our old one). We’re excited to get a new recording studio set up for future videos on DIY, howto, recipes/cooking fermentations like mead, beer, wine, cider, pickles, etc. Thanks for your patience as we make the transition. Any moving tips? let us know in the comments. 👇…

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