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Preparing the yeast

Most brewing instructions, particularly those that come with cans of concentrate, advocate sprinking dried yeast on top of the wort when all the ingredients are in the fermenter and it's topped up with water. While this can certainly be and is done by homebrewers the world over, it's beneficial to rehydrate the yeast first.

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Mash techniques

Depending on what type of beer you're brewing and the malts you're using, you may need or want to employ a different mashing technique to the most common type, which is a single infusion mash. If you're new to all-grain brewing, stick to single-infusion mashing while you get other aspects of your brewing perfected.

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The beer prayer

Our lager, which art in barrels, hallowed be thy drink,

Thy will be drunk at home as I am in taverns.

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