Topic: Extract Brewing

Fresh Malt Extract is Best

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Picture the scene: You walk into your local homebrew shop intent on brewing a great batch of beer this weekend. Grabbing some extract off the shelf you notice it’s dusty — typical

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10 Tips for Better Extract Brewing

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Extract brewing is a great technique for brewing fantastic beers in less time and with less equipment than is generally necessary for brewing all-grain beer. Even for those who usually brew all-grain,

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Extract 2-Hour Brew Day

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I started homebrewing more than twenty years ago and I have followed a fairly classic learning curve in terms of my methods: Extract with sugar, extract only, extract with specialty grains, partial

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Late Extract Additions and Impact on Hopping

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Many authors (including me) recommend that you do a full wort boil (5 gallons/19 L if that is to be the final volume of wort at pitching) when brewing with malt extract,

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Extract Brew Day: A Pictorial Guide

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Whether new to homebrewing or just curious how other brewers approach their brew day, a picture can be worth a thousand words. So, grab a homebrew and check out our pictorial guide to an extract brew day.



Anatomy of a Commercial Clone Recipe Kit

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Take a look inside the process of making a clone beer kit. We ask commercial kit producers — and the brewers of the beers they cloned — how they formulated the recipe and produced the kit.

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Making Malt Extract

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Malt extract is in everything from pretzels to breakfast cereals to, well, beer. But how is it made, and where did it come from? Learn about its history and creation and what it means for your brewing.


Can botulism spores grow in concentrated extract?

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  Before answering this question about malt extract storage I want to remind our readers that there are no safety issues concerning the storage of wort that has been properly canned in

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Extract vs all-grain brewing?

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This is a pretty heavy question because it hits to the foundation of homebrewing. The way I see it, homebrewing is about brewing your own beer. Mashing is certainly part of what

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15 Summertime Recipes

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Want a cool, crisp, refreshing beer to drink when grilling or sitting around the pool this summer? Try one from our collection of 15 recipes, submitted by homebrew shops from across the nation.


Summer Recipes

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Looking for a few summer brewing ideas? Check out some bonus summer recipes from homebrew shops across the US.

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