Brew Talk with Mr. Beer

  1. After you cold crash your beer do you need to bring it back to room temperature to bottle?

    After you cold crash your beer do you need to bring it back to room temperature to bottle?

    Cold crashing can do some great things for your beer. It clears it up and helps prevents excess trub from getting in your bottles. But can you bottle right after or do you need to let it warm up? 

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  2. Do you need to strain your homebrew if you dry hop or add fruit without a hop sack?

    Do you need to strain your homebrew if you dry hop or add fruit without a hop sack?

    This is a very common question for new brewers who are entering the stage of brewing recipes. You are starting to add hops, and fruits, and all kinds of other cool stuff to your brew. One question that we see quite often is about straining your beer and if you should do it or not.

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  3. When sampling your beer should you always toss your first pour?

    When sampling your beer should you always toss your first pour?

    Today we are going to talk about sampling your beer. This is probably one of the most exciting parts about brewing, the first initial taste of your actual beer! In order to get a good first taste, you need to do one crucial thing.

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  4. After you pitch your yeast should you stir or not stir your wort?

    After you pitch your yeast should you stir or not stir your wort?

    Today we are going to answer the age-old question, should stir your wort after you pitch your yeast or not?

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  5. Should you cap your beer bottles as you fill them or at the end of bottling?

    Should you cap your beer bottles as you fill them or at the end of bottling?

    Should you be capping your bottles as you go or should you wait and cap them all at the end of bottling? We break down what you should be doing in this week's episode of BrewTalk with Mr. Beer. 

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