Brew Talk with Mr. Beer

  1. Ales of Antiquity: Uncovering the History of Beer - Part 1: Origins

    Ales of Antiquity: Uncovering the History of Beer - Part 1: Origins

    This blog is part of a series exploring the history of beer and it's impact on society, agriculture, and technology. We will examine ancient recipes, techniques, and the people behind them. Each blog post will come with a homebrew recipe for you to try that uses a combination of ingredients from Mr. Beer and/or ingredients you can source elsewhere. We may not stock many of the more unusual items, but some recipes may contain alternative ingredients that are more locally accessible,

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  2. Brewing Tools Every Mr. Beer Brewer Needs

    If you are looking to really crush your brewing process and make the best quality beer you can every single time, then there are a few essential tools we think every homebrewer needs.

    These tools will help make your brewing day flow a little better and could even help you make better beer.

    The tool I wanted to discuss is a hydrometer. This is useful as it will help you calculate the ABV of your brew and will also let you know when your beer is done fermenting. You will take an OG

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  3. How to increase the ABV in your homebrew?

    Everyone is always looking for a way to get more bang for their buck. So kicking up the ABV in your homebrew is a great way to drink less beer and get your buzz on. So we got some great items you can use during brew day to increase the abv of your beer.

    There are a few things that we should point out before we get started.

    We always recommend brewing our refills or recipes as is, especially if you are a new brewer! You want to make sure to follow the directions and get the processes

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  4. What is the difference between LME & DME?

    If you are looking to create your own masterpiece or just dive into brewing some recipes you are going to notice two main adjusts. Those are DME & LME. Well, we break down what their difference is and how to best use them.

    When talking about DME & LME we are only really talking about one main difference between them. One is dry and one is liquid. Dry Malt Extract and Liquid Malt Extract. Besides the name and substance difference the only other differences are how you use them and

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  5. How to Ferment Your Homebrew in 7 Days?

    If you are like me the hardest part about homebrewing is waiting for the beer to ferment. It can seem like ages before you get to bottle and then actually drink it! So, I thought it would be a good idea to break down how you can ferment your beer in 7 days.

    The key to doing this is to have your brewing process dialed in to be exact and you need some extra brewing tools.

    First, you need to make sure you are using clean and appropriate water for homebrewing. If you are using tap water

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