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The Beer Machine Home Brewing Kit Review

I’ve never quite seen anything like the Beer Machine Home Brewing Kit. It’s completely self contained and if you use the Beer Machine Ingredients it only ends up costing about 30 cents a glass. This picture is what caught my eye: It’s really great that the Beer Machine fits right in the fridge. It’s got … Continue reading »

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Coopers DIY Home Brewing Kit Review

If you are new to home brewing, a home brewing kit is definitely the way to go. One of the most popular Home Brewing Kits is the Coopers DIY Beer Home Brewing Kit. They provide everything you need to start brewing good quality beer. The kit comes with the following items: 30 Liter Fermenter to … Continue reading »

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How alcohol is made in Home Brewing Kits

I think it helps to have a basic understanding of how alcohol home brewing kits, so I am including this diagram of the process with an explanation below: After making the wort, you transfer it to a carboy where fermentation will take place. The carboy for home brewing kits are made out of plastic or glass; I … Continue reading »

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Mr Beer Home Brewing Kit Review

I started brewing beer after purchasing a home brewing kit. If you’re interested in brewing your own beer, home brewing kits are a great way to start. Trying to piece together the right equipment and ingredients to brew your first batch can be frustrating, and could turn new brewers off to the process altogether. For that … Continue reading »

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Types of Beer

  There are two basic categories of beer – Ales and Lagers. There are also specialty beers which don’t fall easily into these categories, and I’ll explain why later on. I’ll cover the basic types of beer in this post. Ales: Ale is a type of beer that is brewed  at warmer temperatures, because the type … Continue reading »

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Basic Beer Ingredients

Beer has four basic ingredients: Water, Malt, Yeast, and Hops. There are many other additives and flavorings that you can use to create your own brew, but it is best to use the basic ingredients found in all beer starter kits.   Water Water is the most abundant beer ingredient. Bottled water is ideal, however I’ve used … Continue reading »

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