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Sep 27

Draft Beer in the Westy

I should have posted this on my blog earlier.  About a year ago I decided to rig up a draft setup in my 1988 VW Vanagon Westfalia van.  Details can be found at

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Oct 03

Updated Mobile Calculators

I’ve been using Twitter’s Bootstrap UI framework on a project at work and thought I’d make use of that knowledge to bring the handful of web based brewing calculators I wrote up to modern times. Check out on your computer, iPad, or phone and see what I mean. Also, feel free to let me …

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Jul 22


Keep an eye on this space as I’ll soon be sharing some of the details of an Arduino based dual-stage multi-step fermentation controller project I’m working on. My goal is to make something brewers can put together for under $100 without skimping on functionality. Dave

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May 25

Camping With Homebrew

Growler and Pints at Joshua Tree

I’m sure many of you are like me and share a passion for both homebrew and camping.  The challenge, of course, is how to easily bring homebrew along with you when you’re in the great outdoors.  I have experimented with a range of options from bottles to traditional glass growlers in coolers all the way …

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Mar 30

Search for the Ideal Mash Tun

I got a note from a visitor to the site who was curious about how my process has evolved: One of your earlier blogs said you moved from your Blichmann 10 gallon mash tun to a simple Gott cooler and found the going easier. What are you using these days and how would you describe …

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