Beer Types

  1. Enhancing Your Belgian Beers: Making Candi Sugar at Home

    Enhancing Your Belgian Beers: Making Candi Sugar at Home

    What Exactly Is Candi Sugar, And How Does It Benefit My Beer?

    The process of making candi sugar involves inverting, then caramelizing sugar syrups at high temperatures, which results in a range of colors and flavors. This caramelization process can produce a variety of sugars with different characteristics, allowing brewer to tailor the sugar to their specific beer recipes.

    Simply put, inverting sugar is the process of breaking down complex sugars, such as sucrose,

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  2. 5 Beers to Try This Summer

    5 Beers to Try This Summer

    Looking for some “new” brews to cool down with this Summer? If so, start here! Below, you find 5 great commercial summer beers AND if you enjoy them, we’ve also included a Mr. Beer recipe that is similar for you to brew all year long!



    “A true summertime classic, you can’t go wrong with a shandy. Traditionally brewed using a blend of beer and lemonade, they make for an option that’s as balanced, flavorful, and thirst-quenching as

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  3. Blending Your Beer

    Blending Your Beer

    Blending beer is a way to make new what you’ve already got. You can blend different beer styles, barrel-aged and non-barrel-aged beers, portions of each batch of the same recipe, or various ages of the same recipe. Make a new beer that is even more delicious than its various parts.

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  4. 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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  5. What is a Cream Ale?

    What is a Cream Ale?

    Cream ales are silky, drinkable, and perfect for warmer weather. But let's get one thing straight – they do not contain milk products. Cream simply refers to the smooth mouthfeel of this cold-fermented ale.

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