All Grain Brewing


I brewed 7 extract/partial mash batches and I knew where I wanted to go next.  It did involve a bigger investment but is well worth every cent in quality, possibilities, and satisfaction. In this article I’ll share my adventures of all grain brewing and where I’m at now.       First All Grain Setup.…

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Extract brewing

Extract and Partial Mash Brewing

Extract Brewing is a great phase of brewing. It is much more simple and less demanding then all grain and it gives you enough room to experiment with different beer types and methods. Also during this stage you build strong fundamentals in brewing knowledge that will later allow you to move onto bigger and better things (like all grain).    …

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Building A Mash Tun

Mashtun winkbrew

I decided to build a 10 gallon mash tun Building A Mash Tun Building A Mash Tun using a Rubber-maid circular Orange cooler I purchased off of eBay. Which turned out to be a Blue Gott Cooler instead once it arrived. Which didn’t really matter because all the dimensions and sizes ended up being the…

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Buiding Your Own Wort Chiller

wort chiller

    After trying to cool my first batch of steaming hot wort in a cold tub of ice i realized that was just not efficient in any aspect so I went straight to looking into a wort chiller. Online there were a whole bunch of sick looking wort chillers but the prices were ridiculous. Therefore…

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The Winkler Brewery History (Start)

“The beginning of something great” I started Brewing in the Summer of 2010, when my dad and I tried out a very simple extract brew system from I believe it was, Mr. Beer. Even though this was as basic as it got and the final beer (even though it was a Pale Ale) tasted more like a…

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Grain Mill

barley crusher

I love my Barley Crusher. It really gets the job done but be sure to use an electric drill of some sort to do the crushing, otherwise it is simply just work and no one likes that. For me personally it made a lot of sense. Living in the middle of nowhere (brew store related.. ) stocking up on…

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