Monthly Archives: September 2018

  1. Is Homebrew or Extract "Twang" a Thing?

    Is Homebrew or Extract "Twang" a Thing?

    While homebrew or extract "twang" is a term in circulation, any cursory glance over a homebrew message board will reveal that some brewers believe in it, and some do not. Some brewers claim to notice it in varying severities across different brews, but guaranteed cause-and-effect connections aren't made. 

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  2. Mr. Beer Premieres New Kit With Glass Fermenter and Specialty Grains Recipe

    Mr. Beer Premieres New Kit With Glass Fermenter and Specialty Grains Recipe

    TUCSON, Ariz.Sept. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, Mr. Beer releases three new beer-making kits, which boast a one-gallon glass fermenter and feature recipes with extract and specialty grains. The new kits spotlight smaller batches with a bit more process for even more flavor.

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  3. Partial Mash versus Steeping with Specialty Grains

    Partial Mash versus Steeping with Specialty Grains

    Completing a partial mash and steeping with specialty grains are two very similar processes, so we thought we'd point out the small but crucial differences for our brewers. A great starting point is understanding the all-grain beer brewing process of "mashing," which is the process they are standing in for.

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