Brew Talk with Mr. Beer

  1. What are the different stages of Mr. Beer Recipes?

    We did this video a while back, but we have updated our recipe offering and given all the new brewers we thought it was time for a new one.

    We break our recipes down into 3 categories. Extract Plus, Partial Mash, & Advanced Brewing recipes.

    Extract Plus – This is a can of hopped malt extract plus simple additional ingredients. This can be fruit,

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  2. What is the difference between a standard refill, a deluxe refill, and a craft refill?

    We offer 3 different types of refills on the site, standard, deluxe, and craft. We thought it would be helpful to break down the difference in those for easy reference.

    We offer 10 different standard refills. These refills consist of a can of HME, No-Rinse cleanser, and a booster. The booster is the main difference in those. What this will do is increase the ABV of your beer

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  3. How to pick the right Mr. Beer Kit based on beer style?

    Everyone enjoys all kinds of different beers. So I thought it would be helpful to break down how to pick the right beer kit for a person based on what type of beer they drink.


    Within our beer kits, there are 7 different styles that you can select from. Each one of these will produce a different beer that is a particular style.
    For the kit styles, we have our American Lager, Long Play IPA, Golden Ale, Bewitched Amber Ale, Northwest Pale Ale, Diablo IPA, or our Bonus kit which is a variety

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  4. What is the difference between HME & LME?

    If you have been brewing with Mr. Beer or any other homebrewing company you may know about malt extract. But there are 2 different kinds of liquid malt extract.

    First, let's talk about similarities, both of these are condensed forms of wort. This is done through evaporation to extract moisture and create a syrup-like substance.

    That’s about where it ends.

    One thing to note is that not all liquid malt extract is created equally. One thing about the Mr. Beer extracts is

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  5. Why You Should Brew With Mr. Beer?

    I choose to brew with Hopped Malt Extract (HME) from Mr. Beer so I can brew a batch in 30 minutes and do everything else I want to do. I don’t want to waste an entire day brewing a batch of beer. There are other things I would rather do than watch a pot boil for 8 hours. By using HME as a base I can easily experiment with other ingredients to make any kind of crazy beer I can think of in a short amount of time. Here at Mr. Beer, we have 16 different base styles you can brew from, then building

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