Pitching Yeast
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Pitching Yeast

Once you have the wort or juice in place and at the right Pitching Temperature, unscrew the lid and pitch the yeast into the Fermenter.  Fermentati...

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Aeration
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Aeration

Boiling removes air from the Wort and the Yeast needs air to Survive and Work.  Air, or better yet, clean oxygen needs to be replaced. The ideal wa...

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MiniBrew Over Stainless Steel?
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MiniBrew Over Stainless Steel?

Recent eMail from an Old Customer I purchased an SS Brewtech Brew Bucket as an upgrade, but took it back opting to go with a MiniBrew fermenter in...

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Plastic or Stainless Steel
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Plastic or Stainless Steel

The first thermoplastic, celluloid, was developed over 120+ years ago. The first serious use was by German researchers in the early 1930s. Their ne...

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Dead Yeast Removal
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Dead Yeast Removal

Spray the Bottom Valve with a diluted solution of bleach of your chosen sanitizing solution. Open the Valve and drain the dead yeast into a small p...

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Boiling Water & Oxygen
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Boiling Water & Oxygen

Because boiling removes oxygen from the wort, it must be added back so the yeast can have a little clean air along with their grain.  You can attac...

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Mini Brew History & Evolution
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Mini Brew History & Evolution

Hobby Beverage Equipment Company is the manufacturer the MiniBrew line of Conical Fermenters and All-Grain Brewing Tanks.  We were the first to int...

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The Bacteria Ball or Cup...
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The Bacteria Ball or Cup...

We do not supply a ball or a cup that fastens on the bottom valve because we feel this is a source of bacteria.  When the cup is removed to dump th...

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