Category Archives: Equipment

Bru-Heat boiling bucket

I’m sorry that it’s been a while since my last posting. Today I’m talking about equipment, specifically my kettle. It’s a 26 litre Bru-Heat bucket. It is imported from England. Somewhat common 10 years ago, but rather rare now. My … Continue reading

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The never ending tank

It looks like my carbon dioxide tank is coming to an end. It’s about time. About six months ago I was trying to think of the last time I brought my tank in to BOC Gases to have it refilled. … Continue reading

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Stir plates rock!!

I got a stir plate last week!! I was mentioning to my friend Stiffler (his mom is hot) that I was going to try to build one. But he beat me to the punch by giving me one that he … Continue reading

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The Great Stir Plate Experiment

I’ve decided to build a magnetic stir plate. Why you may ask? Well, to help out with my yeast starters. It’s supposed to boost the yeast cell count so your starters will be bigger, thus cutting down on lag time … Continue reading

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The Mash Paddle

This is the first time I’ve ever written a post about equipment. And we’re going to talk about a very basic piece of equipment: the mash paddle. You can’t do all grain brewing without one. It’s essential to mixing in … Continue reading

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