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  1. 3 Ways to Prevent Darkening Beer When Brewing with Extract

    3 Ways to Prevent Darkening Beer When Brewing with Extract

    Malt extract, in particular liquid malt extract or LME, is known to create a darker finished beer because it is a concentrated product created with heat and low water content. It allows for the brewer to skip the time- and attention- intensive processes of mashing and sparging, since these processes are completed to create extract.

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  2. Mr. Beer Unveils Small & Savvy One-Gallon Wine Kits

    Mr. Beer Unveils Small & Savvy One-Gallon Wine Kits

    TUCSON, Ariz.Oct. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Beer has just rolled out a Cabernet Sauvignon and a Pinot Grigio making kit developed to be accessible for beginners yet yield delicious finished wine. Though Mr. Beer is known for beer kits, cider kits, and even root beer kits, this will be their first time offering a one-gallon wine kit.

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  3. Is Homebrew or Extract "Twang" a Thing?

    Is Homebrew or Extract "Twang" a Thing?

    While homebrew or extract "twang" is a term in circulation, any cursory glance over a homebrew message board will reveal that some brewers believe in it, and some do not. Some brewers claim to notice it in varying severities across different brews, but guaranteed cause-and-effect connections aren't made. 

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  4. Mr. Beer Premieres New Kit With Glass Fermenter and Specialty Grains Recipe

    Mr. Beer Premieres New Kit With Glass Fermenter and Specialty Grains Recipe

    TUCSON, Ariz.Sept. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, Mr. Beer releases three new beer-making kits, which boast a one-gallon glass fermenter and feature recipes with extract and specialty grains. The new kits spotlight smaller batches with a bit more process for even more flavor.

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  5. Partial Mash versus Steeping with Specialty Grains

    Partial Mash versus Steeping with Specialty Grains

    Completing a partial mash and steeping with specialty grains are two very similar processes, so we thought we'd point out the small but crucial differences for our brewers. A great starting point is understanding the all-grain beer brewing process of "mashing," which is the process they are standing in for.

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