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Simple Ale: Ideal for Beginning Brewers

Getting your feet wet in the world of home brewing can be a bit confusing. Where do you start? There are so many great sounding recipes out there, but what’s the best option for a new brewer? While some of the more exotic sounding beers are not that hard to brew, it’s best to stick with something very easy – a simple ale.

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Brewing Equipment 101: Essential Tools

If you are going to get involved in home brewing beyond simply making a kit beer, then you need to have some specific equipment on hand. Having the right tools and equipment is vital to creating the best possible beer. You will find that most equipment is actually pretty affordable and can be found almost anywhere, from the Internet to your local brewing supply store. Here’s a rundown of the “must-have” items for your blossoming brewery.

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Beer Kits: Important Information before You Buy

Are you looking to get involved with brewing beer at home? It’s a growing trend. The craft brew scene in the US has skyrocketed, and most of these microbreweries and nano brewers started out right where you are – about to brew their first batch at home. However, before you jump on the bandwagon, you need to answer an important question. Will you start with a kit or buy your ingredients separately?

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The Cost to Brew Your Own Beer

Are you looking into brewing your own beer at home? If so, you’re among a growing number of hobby brewers who create their own craft brews at home for their enjoyment. Some of these people have even gone on to start their own microbreweries and nano breweries, as well! Of course, before you leap headlong into the world of home brewing, you need to know a few more things, such as just how much it’s going to cost you to get started.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Beer Grains

Grains form the basis of beer but there are quite a few types out there from which you can choose. Which grain is right for your beer? Going it alone here can be a confusing process. The type of grain that you use will contribute an enormous amount to your finished beer, from the final color to the specific gravity. It’s important that you make the right decision on grains, so here is some helpful information to get you started. 

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