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Assembling the Temperature Control Kit

This video demonstrates how to assemble the temperature control kit.  The temperature control kit allows the flow of water through the jacket or coil of our Unitank/Unibräu Pro brewing system to effectively regulate the fermentation temperature.  It can be used with our ETC controller, and for breweries that experience extreme temperature change can be used in conjunction with our heating elements to safely regulate temperature without killing the yeast in your fermenter. Related Video and Blog post: Managing Fermentation Temperatures Using The Temperature Control Kit And ETC Controller  Perfect Fermentation Temperature Control With Multiple Fermenters At Varying Temperatures

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Does The Type Of Beer Glass Matter?

After spending a certain amount of time around fellow homebrewers, ale aficionados, and beer snobs, you’ve likely heard someone discuss the importance of the glass that you’re serving your beer in. A friend might recoil from you offering your new homebrew in a red plastic cup, and perhaps, rightfully so. But does the type of beer glass really make a difference in the way your beer tastes and smell? Aroma A quick trip to a craft brewer or specialty tap room will reveal a wide variety of glasses in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Glasses that are wider at the base, taper in the middle, and then flare out at the top are referred to as tulip glasses. These...

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ETC Brewery Controller's Features And Benefits

This video describes the features and benefits of using ETC brewing controller to manage your single vessel brewing process.  Feel free to leave us comments and suggestions below. Related video and blog posts:     Managing fermentation temperatures using the ETC controller and temperature control kit The PID controller myth

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A Beer Bust: When Beer Goes Bad

It’s happened to all of us. You open our fridge and tucked back in a dusty corner is a bottle of homebrew you made in the past using your small batch brewing system. You’re not sure when you made it, or even what it is, but maybe you’re out of that latest batch of the IPA you made, or you’re just trying to clear out the fridge, so you grab that bottle, pop the lid, and pour it into the glass. You’re treated to a funky aroma, and a kind of stale taste. Bummer, the beer’s gone bad. But why? Beer can go bad for a variety of reasons, so join Bräu Supply as we look at a few reasons....

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Oxidation And You: Protecting Your Homebrew

Homebrewing, unfortunately, is a little more complicated than just heating up some ingredients and then enjoying your beer a few weeks later. There are factors and circumstances that can impact how your beer tastes that you don’t have to consider when you’re cooking or making other beverages like tea or coffee. One of these problems is oxidation. It’s something that many homebrewers don’t consider while making beer. In today’s blog, Bräu Supply will discuss what oxidation is, and how you can avoid it during your homebrewing endeavors. So What Is Oxidation? Let’s start with an example. Have you ever cut up an apple, and accidentally left a slice sitting out in the open for too long? The apple gets brown...

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