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Malt extract brewing

If you already add hops and specialty grain to kits of concentrate, you're more or less making malt extract beers. However, with malt extract brewing — or simply "extract brewing" — you add bitterness to unhopped malt extract, rather than relying on the bitterness from the can of concentrate. You add hops at various times, and possibly other ingredients such as grain, to make the wort that is fermented into beer.

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Troubleshooting

There's plenty that can go wrong with homebrew, but with luck most of the consequences will be minor.

Following a few golden rules will give your beer every chance of success and avoid the prospect of undrinkable beer.

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Yeast

Yeast is one of the most overlooked ingredients in homebrewing. However, the selection of yeast can make a vast difference to the characteristics of the finished beer.

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December 27, 2014
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