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Full Video: How to Manage Your Fermentation for Better Beer

Fermentation is where beer is made. About 95 percent of what can go wrong or right with a beer happens in fermentation, so if you manage your fermentation properly, you will get a good beer.

4 Reasons to Try Open Fermentation

Despite the potential risks for contamination, some brewers insist on fermenting in open containers.

When to Use a Blow-Off Tube

Most of the time, I do just fine with the standard-issue airlocks you find at homebrew stores nationwide. But sometimes, an airlock just doesn’t cut it. And that’s when I bust out the heavy artillery. I’m talking about the blow-off tube.

The Great Secondary (Fermentation) Debate

Many homebrewers form very strong opinions regarding the secondary fermentor.

Homebrew Disaster Relief

The only thing better than learning from your mistakes is to learn from someone else’s mistakes.