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

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

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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