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One of the most important processes to control in your homebrewery is the temperature of your wort and beer. Here is a rundown on temperature controllers.
Beer is easy to make. People brewed beer for thousands of years without the benefit of computers, digital wireless hydrometers, or PID controllers — or, for that matter, even basic thermometers and
Nobody expects to get injured while brewing, but accidents happen. Learn how to reduce potential for injuries with these seven tips.
The term roasted grains covers a broad spectrum of both malted and unmalted cereal grains with varying effects on your brew. Learn the basics of these many classes.
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Brewing With Oats

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Oats have long been relegated to just supporting roles in a select few beer styles, but the age of oats is upon us. Learn keys to using this brewing grain.
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The Ester Family

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Esters drive a lot of the fruit aromas in beer. Learn the factors that go into their production and how to control them in your beer.
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The Phenolic Phamily

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The word “phenol” often comes up in the beer world, but its use can vary widely. In fact hundreds of phenolic compounds have been found to exist in beer. Learn some of the basics about the family of organic compounds.
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Malting vs. Mashing

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These two terms, malting and mashing . . . what do they mean to you? The malting process is a fairly broad and generic term given to processing raw grains just as
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Fermenter Choices

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As a homebrewer, the selection of different fermenters is pretty astounding. Make sure you choose wisely.
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Backsweetening

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The what of this process is simple . . . add sugar to sweeten up your alcoholic beverage. It can be any type: Beer, cider, mead, or even wine. We have a