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How to talk like a beer snob [infographic]

August 13, 2011 By: mike Category: Beer learnin', How to

Here’s a good infographic for those still learning the basics of beer. Happy Saturday.

Learn the Language of Beer (Infographic)
Source: Pimsleur Approach

Gustungling: Caramelizing beer post-pour in Memphis

June 30, 2011 By: grant Category: Beer in the news, How to, Memphis

Boscos posted on its Facebook page yesterday a video of Zane Lamprey, from Drinking Made Easy, getting his craftbrew gustungled on Monday. Apparently, that’s the process of dipping a hot metal rod into a beer to caramelize some of the malt character. I’m no beer genius but I’ve never heard of the technique and my Google-Fu produced few results, aside from this brief forum thread. If you know more, please share. The short video is below.

DIY wooden beer mug for you crafty types

June 21, 2011 By: grant Category: Beer Gear, DIY, How to

This Instructable for building your own wooden looks pretty bad-ass. I think if you did it right you wouldn’t get any splinters, either!

All you really need is a bit of untreated, nontoxic scrap wood and some basic tools. The picture above is an unfinished version, but I think you’d be able to sand the edges and really make it look nice.

Build your own. [via Make magazine]

Do you have any cool beer-related DIY projects to share?

Build Franklin Bells with beer cans and high voltage

June 19, 2011 By: grant Category: Beer learnin', DIY, How to

Playing with high voltage seems like a good idea after a few beers. Save your empties!

Learn all about it at teravolt.org. [via hackaday]