Monthly Archives: February 2015

  1. The History of Homebrewing Beer in One Awesome Infographic

    The History of Homebrewing Beer in One Awesome Infographic

    Have you ever wondered about the the history of homebrewing and how we came to start making that delicious stuff called beer? Well, Mr. Beer has created the perfect infogrpahic to take you wayyyy back in time to the birthplace of beer... all the way back to 5,000 B.C.!

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  2. Smoked Stout - Barley the Brew Pup's Recipe of the Month

    Smoked Stout - Barley the Brew Pup's Recipe of the Month
    Everyone here at Mr.Beer loves animals... but we have a special place in our hearts for dogs, especially those that come from local shelters. That is why we were thrilled to collaborate with our favorite Instagram dog, Barley the Brew Pup (@barleythebrewpup), for a monthly recipe in which a portion of the proceeds will benefit animals in need.
    Each month, we will feature a special Barley Recipe of the Month. Besides
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  3. Pork Belly Banh Mi Recipe

    Pork Belly Banh Mi Recipe

    In this swirling vortex of lattes fueling rickshaw taxi horns, the needle of frenzy has been pegged at maximum velocity.  In this maddening shuffle good people, the best in fact, can be lost.  Find yourself here at this food cart, steam rising from crispy juicy pork belly over crunchy soft baguette.  With your banh mi sandwich in one hand, turn around and have a seat at the bar patio, where a mysterious stranger puts a black IPA in the other.  Tune out the surrounding hubbub and

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  4. Force Carbonating Your Homebrew

    Force Carbonating Your Homebrew

    (Blog edited: April 2, 2018; prev. named "Different Ways to Carbonate your Homebrew") Carbonation is more than just adding fizz to your beer; carbonation also carries volatile aroma compounds in your beer up to your nose, giving beers a discernable smell. Carbonation also activates the trigeminal nerve in your mouth, and different levels of carbonation feel differently when they hit this nerve. There are two main ways you can go about carbonating your homebrew: force carbonation

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  5. What are Chill Haze, Gravity, and Pitch: Brewing Terminology Tuesday

    What are Chill Haze, Gravity, and Pitch: Brewing Terminology Tuesday

    Welcome to our first Brewing Terminology Tuesday: your go-to source for all the brewing terminology you could ever need to know! There will be three terms a week to help advance your homebrewing knowledge. This week, we'll define chill haze, gravity and pitch as they relate to homebrewing. Chill Haze Simply put, chill haze is

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