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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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What is beer?

In its simplest form, beer is water, hops and sugars extracted from malted grain, to which yeast has been added to ferment the sugars and convert them to alcohol.

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Grains & malt extract

During the history of brewing, various types of malted and unmalted grain have been used to make beer. The variety, where it is grown and how it is malted all affect the taste and appearance of the end product.

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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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