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Brewery Assembly and Installation Instructions

Brewery Assembly and Installation Instructions

In this video we will be setting up the BREWHA BIAC beer brewing system in 12 simple steps. The BIAC includes one fermenter so for customers with multiple BREWHA fermenters, the...

Brewery Assembly and Installation Instructions

In this video we will be setting up the BREWHA BIAC beer brewing system in 12 simple steps. The BIAC includes one fermenter so for customers with multiple BREWHA fermenters, the steps would be exactly the same but you would be repeating just the fermenter assembly steps for each additional fermenter that you purchase. In...

How to Clean and Fill Beer Kegs

How to Clean and Fill Beer Kegs

The BREWHA Keg Washer is an economical manual cleaner that is an effective way to clean kegs. While chemicals can be used to remove any long term build up, the...

How to Clean and Fill Beer Kegs

The BREWHA Keg Washer is an economical manual cleaner that is an effective way to clean kegs. While chemicals can be used to remove any long term build up, the heat of the water is generally all that is needed to sanitize the kegs sufficient to safely store beer for several months. While the approach we discuss here requires...

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BREWHA BIAC Instruction Manual

We are delighted that you have chosen a BREWHA BIAC for your home or microbrewing system! We trust that it will bring you many fun-filled hours of brewing, and of...

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BREWHA BIAC Instruction Manual

We are delighted that you have chosen a BREWHA BIAC for your home or microbrewing system! We trust that it will bring you many fun-filled hours of brewing, and of course, many times spent enjoying the fruit of your craft with your friends and customers. This manual is meant to provide information on installation and setup of your beer brewing equipment, and provide instruction on the brewing process.

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Steps on How to Successfully Open a Craft Brewe...

This video is about steps for starting and opening a successful brewery. In it, 3 Dogs Brewing Co discusses how they went about opening their own microbrewery in a strip...

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Steps on How to Successfully Open a Craft Brewery Tap Room: 3 Dogs Brewing

This video is about steps for starting and opening a successful brewery. In it, 3 Dogs Brewing Co discusses how they went about opening their own microbrewery in a strip mall in Metro Vancouver. They discuss their vision for the brewery, the brew equipment they purchased, how they converted a former wine shop in a strip mall into a really cool and successful...

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Opening a Microbrewery: Axe and Arrow Microbrewery

In this video, Josh and Krystle, the owners of Axe and Arrow Microbrewery in Glassboro, NJ discus how they started their successful microbrewery. They describe how they planned their craft...

Opening a Microbrewery: Axe and Arrow Microbrewery

In this video, Josh and Krystle, the owners of Axe and Arrow Microbrewery in Glassboro, NJ discus how they started their successful microbrewery. They describe how they planned their craft brewery, where they located it and why, the equipment they purchased for their brewhouse and fermentation, their marketing approach, the permitting and licensing hurdles...

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How to Carbonate in the BREWHA 4-in-1

The BREWHA 4-in-1 fermenters are designed to withstand up to 14.9psi of pressure. This is enough pressure to fully carbonate beer, and once carbonated, it is ready to serve. The...

How to Carbonate in the BREWHA 4-in-1

The BREWHA 4-in-1 fermenters are designed to withstand up to 14.9psi of pressure. This is enough pressure to fully carbonate beer, and once carbonated, it is ready to serve. The BREWHA BIAC is the only system in the world that allow you to serve your beer directly from the vessel it is made in, ensuring you are drinking the freshest, tastiest...

How to Clean Kegs with the BREWHA Keg Washer

How to Clean Kegs with the BREWHA Keg Washer

CAUTION: when dealing with hot water it is important to always use protective gear including insulated wash gloves, full apron, and face mask.  CAUTION: since kegs are stored under pressure, it...

How to Clean Kegs with the BREWHA Keg Washer

CAUTION: when dealing with hot water it is important to always use protective gear including insulated wash gloves, full apron, and face mask.  CAUTION: since kegs are stored under pressure, it...

An inexpensive beer keg cleaner

How to Install and Operate the BREWHA Keg Cleaner

This video demonstrates how to install and use the BREWHA Keg Cleaner. This manual keg cleaner is an economical way to manually clean kegs. The cleaner can stand alone or be...

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How to Install and Operate the BREWHA Keg Cleaner

This video demonstrates how to install and use the BREWHA Keg Cleaner. This manual keg cleaner is an economical way to manually clean kegs. The cleaner can stand alone or be set inside a BREWHA Large fermenter (3-in-1 and 4-in-1). Once spears are pulled, kegs can be inverted and dropped down onto the cleaner. Water can be flushed through the keg to rinse them, and then the heating element of the BREWHA fermenter used to heat the water to near boiling, and the BREWHA pump used to circulate the water through the Keg Cleaner and keg to heat sanitize the keg.

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how to clean and sanitize stainless beer fermenter

The Best Way to Clean and Sanitize Your Stainle...

One of the useful features of the BREWHA BIAC is that boiling can occur inside the fermenter which makes sanitation a snap—the heat of the boil will sanitize the fermenter so...

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The Best Way to Clean and Sanitize Your Stainless Brewing Equipment

One of the useful features of the BREWHA BIAC is that boiling can occur inside the fermenter which makes sanitation a snap—the heat of the boil will sanitize the fermenter so there is no need to chemically sanitize the vessel. All that is needed is to clean the fermenter out well with water and a soft cloth after the beer is removed, and it is ready to go for the next batch...

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How to Assemble a Grain Roller Mill for a Micro...

This video describes how to assemble a grist/malt roller mill for a microbrewery or brewpub. Starting with a Crankandstein 328G eight inch, three roller, fully geared mill, instructions are then given on...

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How to Assemble a Grain Roller Mill for a Microbrewery/Brewpub

This video describes how to assemble a grist/malt roller mill for a microbrewery or brewpub. Starting with a Crankandstein 328G eight inch, three roller, fully geared mill, instructions are then given on how to connect a speed reducer and electric motor, and mount the assembly on a table for safe operation.

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How to Effectively Clean Electric Heating Elements

Cleaning beer brewing elements is not difficult, especially with the BREWHA system where an element can be easily removed from the vessel simply be removing the clamp that holds it in place. Once...

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How to Effectively Clean Electric Heating Elements

Cleaning beer brewing elements is not difficult, especially with the BREWHA system where an element can be easily removed from the vessel simply be removing the clamp that holds it in place. Once removed...

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economical brewery chiller for controlling fermentation temperature

Installing a Portable Fermentation Temperature ...

For most styles of beer, a chilling system is important for producing a great tasting beverage. In fact, aside from proper sanitation, temperature control is arguably the single most important criteria for...

Installing a Portable Fermentation Temperature Control Unit

For most styles of beer, a chilling system is important for producing a great tasting beverage. In fact, aside from proper sanitation, temperature control is arguably the single most important criteria for brewing a fantastic product. Without temperature control...

1.5" sanitary tri clamp safety

Securing Sanitary Clamps Against Accidental Loo...

A customer recently informed us that some friends (who were new to brewing) had loosened one of the sanitary clamps on the 'wrong' (that is, nearest to the fermenter) side of the valve....

Securing Sanitary Clamps Against Accidental Loosening

A customer recently informed us that some friends (who were new to brewing) had loosened one of the sanitary clamps on the 'wrong' (that is, nearest to the fermenter) side of the valve. Instead of removing a hose fitting, they removed the entire valve and suddenly had beer spilling out of the fermenter. It is bad enough if...

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Preventing Leaks and Galling in the 4-in-1 Ferm...

The 4-in-1 fermenter lid is held in place with eye bolts. Eye bolts are used over standard nuts as they are easier to open with fingers—no tools are necessary. However, when...

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Preventing Leaks and Galling in the 4-in-1 Fermenter

The 4-in-1 fermenter lid is held in place with eye bolts. Eye bolts are used over standard nuts as they are easier to open with fingers—no tools are necessary. However, when higher pressure is being applied to the vessel (up to 14.9psi), a tool is likely needed to tighten the lid down so it doesn't leak. For a tighter seal, a screw driver (or other steel bar) can be used to tighten the ring by...

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Installing the fermenter lid gasket

All models of the BREWHA 3-in-1 fermenter have a silicone lid gasket for sealing the lid and providing up to 3psi of pressure for racking beer into kegs. If the lid...

Installing the fermenter lid gasket

All models of the BREWHA 3-in-1 fermenter have a silicone lid gasket for sealing the lid and providing up to 3psi of pressure for racking beer into kegs. If the lid is kept clean, the lid gasket can generally be kept in place as it can be sanitized simple by putting into position...

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Assembling the Water Pressure Regulator

Every hose and tank is designed with a maximum allowable working pressure (MAWP), which if exceeded, will cause damage and could even pose a safety hazard. The BREWHA tank jackets...

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Assembling the Water Pressure Regulator

Every hose and tank is designed with a maximum allowable working pressure (MAWP), which if exceeded, will cause damage and could even pose a safety hazard. The BREWHA tank jackets have been designed to hold up to 5psi of pressure (7psi in the MB 4-in-1s) which is more than enough pressure to...

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Installing Your BIAC Complete All-in-One Brewery

In this video we will be looking at how to setup the BREWHA BIAC. While today we are setting up a 5 barrel BIAC, most of the features and fittings...

Installing Your BIAC Complete All-in-One Brewery

In this video we will be looking at how to setup the BREWHA BIAC. While today we are setting up a 5 barrel BIAC, most of the features and fittings are also found on the smaller models. The first thing to set up is the hoist. On the larger models of the BREWHA BIAC, an overhead hoist is necessary to raise the Colander, and...

sanitary ball valve tri clamp 1.5"

Disassembling the BREWHA Sanitary Ball Valve

Completely disassembling a valve to remove any sediment that is trapped inside is essential sanitary technique for any brewery. The BREWHA Sanitary Valve is the simplest and easiest valve you’ll...

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Disassembling the BREWHA Sanitary Ball Valve

Completely disassembling a valve to remove any sediment that is trapped inside is essential sanitary technique for any brewery. The BREWHA Sanitary Valve is the simplest and easiest valve you’ll ever disassemble. Aside from the very first time (when a wrench may be needed to loosen the nut on the handle) no tools other than your fingers are required to disassemble the valve. Disassembly, cleaning and reassembly can all happen inside a minute...

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fast rack transfer beer to keg

How to Quickly Transfer Beer from Your Fermente...

While BREWHA's Fermentor to Keg Racking Hose allows a brewer to easily transfer beer to a keg in an oxygen free environment using the 'beer out' post of the keg, the...

How to Quickly Transfer Beer from Your Fermenter to a Keg

While BREWHA's Fermentor to Keg Racking Hose allows a brewer to easily transfer beer to a keg in an oxygen free environment using the 'beer out' post of the keg, the 'beer out' post on most kegs is through a 1/4" tube which can restrict beer flow and be somewhat time consuming. This article describes an easy method for rapid racking of beer to a keg using a larger diameter hose. 

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Transferring Beer from Your Fermenter to a Keg

Step by step instructions on how to transfer ('rack' or push) beer out of fermenters and into a keg. Includes suggestions for improving sanitation, safety, and a method for kegging beer without...

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Transferring Beer from Your Fermenter to a Keg

Step by step instructions on how to transfer ('rack' or push) beer out of fermenters and into a keg. Includes suggestions for improving sanitation, safety, and a method for kegging beer without exposing it to oxygen in the process.

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How to Assemble the BREWHA BIAC

Assembly of the BIAC is relatively intuitive and straightforward and can be assembled and ready to brew in less than 30 minutes. A brewer may want to substitute or alter...

How to Assemble the BREWHA BIAC

Assembly of the BIAC is relatively intuitive and straightforward and can be assembled and ready to brew in less than 30 minutes. A brewer may want to substitute or alter a few parts, which is entirely acceptable, but this description explains how to assemble it in the typical manner. The BIAC being shown here is the Small version; Small, Medium and Large versions are identical structurally with the one exception that the Large BIAC has two ports for heating elements.

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Installing the BREWHA 100% Stainless Heating El...

The new Water Heating Element from BREWHA comes with the following features: pre-installed and ready to use; no wiring, heat-shrinking, sealing threads or drilling required (Click to read more)

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Installing the BREWHA 100% Stainless Heating Element

The new Water Heating Element from BREWHA comes with the following features: pre-installed and ready to use; no wiring, heat-shrinking, sealing threads or drilling required (Click to read more)

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Operating the 240V/30amp Brewing Power Controller

The 240V Brewing Power Controller (BPC) is designed to give safe and easy access to 240V/30amp power in the home. Without it, one would either have to use 120V power or...

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Operating the 240V/30amp Brewing Power Controller

The 240V Brewing Power Controller (BPC) is designed to give safe and easy access to 240V/30amp power in the home. Without it, one would either have to use 120V power or plug a heating element directly into a 240V socket. Using 120V power (like is found in standard wall sockets) only delivers about 1500W power, and would take a very long time to heat water. On the other hand...

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