Monthly Archives: October 2018

  1. Smooth, Creamy, Decadent Pastry Stouts

    Smooth, Creamy, Decadent Pastry Stouts

    It’s that time of year again when we crave bold, boozy, and indulgent beers that warm us in the colder weather. Pastry stouts made a large impression last winter, with vocal critics and fans popularizing this new name for a recognizable stout sub-category that consumers were loving.

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  2. What Do Fresh Hop, Wet Hop, Dry Hopped, and Double Dry Hopped Mean?

    What Do Fresh Hop, Wet Hop, Dry Hopped, and Double Dry Hopped Mean?

    I continue to see and hear "fresh hopped", "wet hopped," and "dry hopped" used side by side, so when I set out to get smart about hops, I assumed they were all processes for hopping your beer. Incorrect. Only dry hopping is a process. So, if you want to get this right, there are fresh hop beers, wet hop beers, and dry hopped(or double dry hopped) beers.

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  3. 3 Ways to Prevent Darkening Beer When Brewing with Extract

    3 Ways to Prevent Darkening Beer When Brewing with Extract

    Malt extract, in particular liquid malt extract or LME, is known to create a darker finished beer because it is a concentrated product created with heat and low water content. It allows for the brewer to skip the time- and attention- intensive processes of mashing and sparging, since these processes are completed to create extract.

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  4. Mr. Beer Unveils Small & Savvy One-Gallon Wine Kits

    Mr. Beer Unveils Small & Savvy One-Gallon Wine Kits

    TUCSON, Ariz.Oct. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Beer has just rolled out a Cabernet Sauvignon and a Pinot Grigio making kit developed to be accessible for beginners yet yield delicious finished wine. Though Mr. Beer is known for beer kits, cider kits, and even root beer kits, this will be their first time offering a one-gallon wine kit.

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