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The Amazing GrabOpener

Every once in a while you come across something that just catches your eye, or draws your attention in a way that makes you smile. For me this is Speakeasy Glass Airlocks. Today we review the Double Bubble Glass Airlock.

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Beer Snobbery

There’s nothing I hate more than watching or reading a review of a beer I am interested in and getting a connoisseurs version of a beer tasting. I don’t care about “mouth feel” nor do I care that you detect subtle notes of unicorn rainbows. Have we forgotten where beer came from and what it has done for humanity? Have …

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Rotten Eggs! The Diacetyl Rest

Ever opened up a freshly fermented batch of beer and get hit in the face with with the overwhelming smell of vomit inducing rotten eggs? Did you think “Oh shit! My whole batch has gone bad!!” Well you are not alone my friends. I remember the first time I ever had this experience and assumed I must have done something …

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How to make a transfer wedge

If you’re like me, when you get done transferring your beer to a secondary, bottling, or kegging, you’ll have a look at all that beer sitting in the bottom of your bucket or carboy and think “What a waste!”. If only there was a way to get almost all of it, without getting all that trub with it! Well say …

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Understanding Yeast

When you first start out in brewing you will be hit with all kinds of new terminology or perhaps even acronyms. Understanding these new terms is key to you being able to make great beer. Today we talk about Attenuation, Flocculation, and Tolerance. Okay so you might have noticed on those little packs of yeast there is sometimes information on …

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YouTube SUCKS and here’s why

As a small YouTuber with over 6 years of experience dealing with the online corporate entity known as YouTube and Google. I can tell you without any hesitation that YouTube SUCKS! Recently even The Brew Monks have fallen prey to YouTube’s insanity with having our ability to monetize videos completely disabled, we can’t even schedule releases anymore. Why you ask? …

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Vidme is the Answer

On today’s YouTube the small or new content creator has little to no chance of even being seen, much less make any kind of sustainable income from it. Largely in part that YouTube is no longer geared for the small YouTuber, but instead is firmly biased for the content creators that produce 20+ minute videos everyday with $2000+ 4K cameras, …