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An Exchange Of Information

The entire world has changed with the advent of the Internet. You can talk live to people living as far away from you as it is possible to get, you can buy items from a Mom’n’Pop store in a village in another country, and you can watch sporting events taking place in front of a few hundred people in a country you’ve never been to. Everything has been touched by the Internet, and home brewing is no exception. The Internet has exploded in no small part due […]

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Brewing Safely

There is an almost endless stream of jokes to be made about home brewing beer, and most of them center around the idea of cutting out the middleman and just getting drunk without anyone else’s help. However, there is a certain seriousness behind those jokes, and one that needs to be taken note of by anyone planning to home brew beer. Beer contains alcohol, which is an intoxicant. We all know that. When you home brew beer, this gives you an important responsibility. First of all, you […]

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Variety Is The Spice

There are several great lies about beer. One of those is that it makes you funnier. It doesn’t, it only makes other people more likely to laugh at your jokes, and they need to be drinking too. Another, and a more serious one, is that all beer tastes the same. This line is so untrue that there should be disclaimers issued on national TV every time someone says it. One can only wonder how many people are sitting in bars, drinking just to get drunk, who have […]

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A False Economy?

There are some people who feel that their main push towards home brewing was the high prices charged for commercial beers in stores and bars. This is understandable, too. After all, the companies who produce the world’s most popular beers are making a huge profit because it doesn’t cost them anything like as much to produce a bottle of their product than it does for us to buy one. As an economic move, brewing your own beer can be a sensible step. However, there are many people […]

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It’s Not Just About Beer

The words “home brewing” send just about every mind off in the same direction. Beer, and probably fairly dark beer at that. But variety in home brewing isn’t just about making a drinkable lager, or amping up the darkness and producing a stout. In reality, there is a lot more you could be doing if you are prepared to diversify your portfolio (and, in some cases, invest in more equipment). It might not be advisable to try making hard liquor (the margin of error is narrower and […]

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