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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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Easy Summer Cider recipe | How to make simple hard cider with apple juice and lemons!

It is super easy to make homemade cider from grocery store ingredients. Check out our hard cider recipe in this video, or the recipe below which has substitution suggestions! Making hard cider at home is as easy as it is to make mead, wine, and beer at home. Well, probably easier than making beer. In this video tutorial we show you how to make a really simple summer cider for…

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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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How to wash yeast to re-use for your next batch of beer, wine, cider, and more

Yeast isn’t expensive — but it also isn’t cheap! Yeast washing allows you to use the same yeast colony in your next batch of brewed beverages. Save money by investing a little time! The Process 1. Boil water Simply, boil a few quarts of water then allow to cool to room temperature.  You’ll need this in step 4. 2. Harvest your slurry Rack off your beer/mead/cider/wine from primary into secondary.…

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