It’s a Boy!? It’s a Girl!? Brewing a Gender Reveal Beer

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When my wife and I found out she was pregnant, one of the first things we talked about was whether we’d find out if our baby were a boy or a girl from the doctor, or when he or she was born.

I wanted to wait, she wanted to know as soon as it was medically possible.

So we came to a compromise. We like throwing parties, and I love serving homebrew, so we came up with the idea for me to brew a boy beer and a girl beer and we would use the beer to do a “gender reveal” at a party with our friends and family. Read on to find out what I made and how it turned out.

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How to Repair Leaky Perlick 525SS or 525PC Faucets

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Perlick 525 forward seal faucets are great. The forward seal reduces sticking in the lever, reduces bacteria growth in the faucet, and generally offers a smoother pour than a standard faucet. Unfortunately, many owners of the 525 series faucets have experienced leaking, which has caused much frustration. Perlick offers a rebuild kit, but many users have reported that the rebuild kit only fixes things temporarily or sometimes the rebuild kit doesn’t resolve the problem at all.

I’ve rebuilt 6 Perlick faucets, three I bought new that leaked for me, and three more that I believe were leaking when I bought them second hand. None of them leak now. Here’s how to repair yours.

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