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Howto: Build a Raspberry Pi based brewing control

The Raspberry Pi is great for building brewing and fermentation controls. It offers an insane amount of flexibility – feel free to deviate from this guide depending on your needs. We will guide you how to build a Raspberry Pi based brewing control using the free BierBot Bricks software step-by-step. It offers recipe management, controlling …

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Review: TILT electric hydrometer

Measuring your worts specific gravity (SG) is crucial when brewing beer. During mashing, it’s one of the most imporant key figures defining the taste of your beer. During fermentation it provides valuable information how your fermentation is going and when it’s over. After fermentation, knowing your final gravity is crucial for calculating the alcohol by …

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Tutorial: Build a beer bottle cleaner for homebrewers

Getting bottles for bottleling the homebrew will show up on each homebrewers agenda at some point. However, buying new and potentially cleaned bottles is very expensive. On the other hand: Emptying beer bottles yourself “for a higher cause” and cleaning them yourself is cheaper, more fun and – if done with the proper equipment – …

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Review: Inkbird ITC-308(S) WiFi – a homebrewers perspective.

The Inkbird ITC-308(S) WiFi temperature controller is considered to be the best option for homebrewing among temperature controllers. Especially in the USA it’s a popular option to monitor and control the temperature during fermentation. This review covers what’s in the box, it’s features and typical usage scenarios, we will do a testrun, write up some …

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