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A Brand New Flavor A Brand New Flavor

Home brewing beer is a science. To get it right you need to be scientific in your... 

The Grand Tasting The Grand Tasting

For any home brewing buff, the moment of truth is always the tasting. You will not... 

The Delicate Balance The Delicate Balance

Brewing your own beer is not an easy process. From start to finish it can take weeks,... 

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Home Breewing for Everyone

Better Than The Real Thing? Better Than The Real Thing?

Anyone who brews their own beer is sure to be asked the question every once in a... 

A Throwback To Prohibition? A Throwback To Prohibition?

During the 1920s and some of the 1930s, the making and sale of alcoholic beverages... 

Mixing Your Drinks Mixing Your Drinks

Brewing beer is difficult, but worthwhile. The last decade or so has seen a massive... 

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Home Breewing Tips

Happy Accidents Happy Accidents

It is an interesting fact that Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin by accident, and that Isaac Newton discovered gravity as a result of an apple falling from a tree and hitting him. In the same way – though admittedly on a smaller scale – some brewing mistakes and happy accidents can lead to a different and unique taste in a brew that makes... [Read more of this article]

Home Brewing 101: FAQs Home Brewing 101: FAQs

Four weeks ago I bottled a new batch of beer and set it out in the garden shed. I opened one today and it doesn’t taste right. What’s up? The chances are that it’s nothing you’ve done in the brewing process. Remember, brewing is a temperamental process and the most likely reason for your beer not coming out right is that you... [Read more of this article]

An Exchange Of Information An Exchange Of Information

The entire world has changed with the advent of the Internet. You can talk live to people living as far away from you as it is possible to get, you can buy items from a Mom’n'Pop store in a village in another country, and you can watch sporting events taking place in front of a few hundred people in a country you’ve never been to. Everything... [Read more of this article]

Brewing Safely Brewing Safely

There is an almost endless stream of jokes to be made about home brewing beer, and most of them center around the idea of cutting out the middleman and just getting drunk without anyone else’s help. However, there is a certain seriousness behind those jokes, and one that needs to be taken note of by anyone planning to home brew beer. Beer contains... [Read more of this article]

It’s Not Just About Beer It’s Not Just About Beer

The words “home brewing” send just about every mind off in the same direction. Beer, and probably fairly dark beer at that. But variety in home brewing isn’t just about making a drinkable lager, or amping up the darkness and producing a stout. In reality, there is a lot more you could be doing if you are prepared to diversify your portfolio... [Read more of this article]

Variety Is The Spice Variety Is The Spice

There are several great lies about beer. One of those is that it makes you funnier. It doesn’t, it only makes other people more likely to laugh at your jokes, and they need to be drinking too. Another, and a more serious one, is that all beer tastes the same. This line is so untrue that there should be disclaimers issued on national TV every time... [Read more of this article]

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