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Oliver's & Marcelle's Caribbean & US beer adventure

In October and November 2007 Oliver and Marcelle travelled to the US and the Caribbean. Here are some of the local brews they tried along the way.

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Cooling the wort

If yeast is pitched when the wort is too hot, at worst the yeast will be killed and at best it will produce off flavours or foam out of the fermenter, or both.

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Brewing with kits and cans

Brewing beer from a can of concentrate — usually supplied as part of a homebrew starter pack containing a fermenter, hydrometer, etc — is where most homebrewers start. It's the easiest, quickest and cheapest way to make a reasonable beer.

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December 27, 2014
Brand new site launched

Finally, the new homebrewandbeer.com is here! It's only taken Oliver more than three years of his spare time, but the top-to-tail update is finished. There are heaps of new sections and the site is now mobile-friendly! More features and tweaks are on the way. Read about the evolution of homebrewandbeer.com in our blog.

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