How to Build a Wort Chiller

How to Build a Wort Chiller

Since I started all grain brewing I’ve ¬†always used the ‘no chill’ method of cooling my worth after boiling. This involved simply filling a plastic jerry can with the hot wort and letting it cool overnight before pitching the yeast….




Using a Refractometer in Brewing

Essential Homebrew Equipment – Refractometer

A refractometer is one of the pieces of brewing equipment I bought on a whim but it turned out to be a great purchase. Checking the gravity of your wort while you’re brewing is a fairly important factor in producing…




Making a Hop Tea

Making a Hop Tea

For my American Pale Ale recipe rather than dry hopping I thought I’d give making a hop tea a try to add that extra hop boost I was looking for. A hop tea is an infusion of hops and water,…