Category Archives: Beer

Don’t be fooled by your air lock

Believe it or not: I even have something to say about something as simple as the airlock! As beer or wine maker you cannot do without some kind of airlock. It has several functions: It keeps out air which can … Continue reading

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Specific gravity table for beer

The point of measuring the Specific Gravity is to determine and correct the amount of alcohol you will have in the finished beer. I think beer is a bit more difficult than wine because you are not able to predict … Continue reading

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The hydrometer

This simple tool is essential for wine makers and beer makers. It measures the so called “Specific gravity”. To put it another way; it measures the weight of a liquid compared to water. This number by itself does not mean … Continue reading

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pH, the story continues

In the previous story about pH I used tap water to see how much Citric acid I would need to change the pH to a level suitable for beer. I realized that there is not much point to this story … Continue reading

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The bottle filler

This is the best tool that any beer or wine maker can buy. Especially for beer makers. I don’t like bottling. It is not much fun and it seems almost like work. But this simple tool makes life a lot … Continue reading

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