The Brewing Process: 6 Steps to Great Beer

The Brewing Process: 6 Steps to Great Beer

Brewing is an exciting hobby, but the sheer amount of new information can be somewhat off putting. Fortunately, you need only learn the basics in order to make great beer.

Like anything, a little bit of understanding goes a long way. This brief, step by step brewing guide will talk you through each stage of the brewing process, and discuss what is happening and how it affects the finished product.....

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Why Brew All Grain? Benefits, Tips and Tricks

Why Brew All Grain? Benefits, Tips and Tricks

As hobbies go, brewing beer is one of the most diverse past-times you could wish for. It’s totally up to you how deeply you get involved, and is open to a broad spectrum of would be brewers. Whether you like the idea of making the occasional kit beer, or want to set up a Nano Brewery in your garage, homebrewing offers unlimited choices.

There are 3 main methods of brewing;

  • Extract Kit brewing: Pre-hopped cans of malt extract – you just add sugar, water and yeast. Little effort (or fun!) required.
  • Extract brewing: Uses liquid or powered malt extracts as a base, you then boil in your choice of hops, and add yeast.
  • All grain brewing: This is the way professional breweries create beer. There are 4 key ingredients: Malted wheat and barley (Hence “all grain”), hops, yeast, and water.
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A World of Flavours: Beer Styles Guide

A World of Flavours: Beer Styles Guide

With a huge range of varying beer styles to choose from, there really is something for everyone. For a beverage containing just four ingredients, beer is amazingly versatile and there’s a broad spectrum of tastes and aromas to enjoy. With a little know how, you too can replicate a number of beer styles from around the world.

Lagers and Pilsners (GER/CZ)

Probably the most mass-produced types of beer in the world. For many of us, our first ever taste of beer was most likely a macro Lager or Pilsner. However, there are many smaller breweries now also making craft variants of these classic styles.

Lagers originate from Germany, while slightly more malty, hoppy Pilsners were first brewed in Czechia. They differ from ales in that they ferment at lower temperatures and use a different, bottom fermenting yeast strain. They also require an extended maturation period at low temperatures to drive away any off flavours and create a crisp, clean taste.

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Brewing 101: Step-By Step Instructions For Your First Brew

Brewing 101: Step-By Step Instructions For Your First Brew

This guide will walk you through the basic concepts of the all-grain brewing process. Follow this process to make your own high-quality craft beer at home using your BrüBox home brewing kit.

This process is a scaled-down version of professional brewing that uses the same methods and raw materials as your favourite breweries. Each beer uses a slightly different process, but each BrüBox beer brewing recipe comes with it's own specific instructions.

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