Homebrewing Tips

  1. Can you add more yeast to your already bottled beer?

    Can you add more yeast to your already bottled beer?

    You have bottled your beer and let it sit for 2 weeks. You go to check on your bottles and they are still flat! Can you add more yeast to save them? We break it down in this episode of BrewTalk with Mr. Beer.

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  2. Alternative Yeast Options for Mr. Beer Refills

    Alternative Yeast Options for Mr. Beer Refills

    If you are looking for an easy way to jazz up your Mr. Beer refill, we have an easy solution for you!

    Just change out the yeast!

    Yeast imparts a lot of the flavor that you get in your beer so doing a simple change of yeast can create a dramatically different beer.

    Below we break out all the best options for what yeast to add to each refill. Each yeast will add bring about its own characteristic and flavor to your beer.

    Cheers!

    Classic American Light

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  3. Can you take your beer out of the refrigerator to further condition it?

    Can you take your beer out of the refrigerator to further condition it?

    This is a subject that is often debated amongst brewers, once you put your beer in the fridge can you take it out to let it condition for any off-flavors you might have. We break it down for you in this week’s episode.

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  4. Do I need to use a hop sack when adding hops to my beer?

    Do I need to use a hop sack when adding hops to my beer?

    One of the common questions that we hear a lot is about if you should use a hopsack when adding hops to your beer.

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  5. Why you should ferment your Mr. Beer refills for no longer than 14 days

    Why you should ferment your Mr. Beer refills for no longer than 14 days

    This is a common point of differentiation between brewers. Some people are avid 3-week brewers while others are on the shorter side of brewing in the 10-14 day range. For all of our Mr. Beer Refills, we recommend a brewing time of 10-14 days and we do that for good reason.

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