Category Archives: Extract Brewing

Cryo Hops and Short Boils – An Extract Only Homebrew Experiment

What can I say?  I got an itch to do an extract only homebrew recipe. For those of you that are still reading, despite the “extract-only” nature of this post, there are a few things at play with this recipe. … Continue reading

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Safbrew S-33 Dry Ale Yeast: First Impressions

I’ve mentioned before that I’m a fan of dry yeasts.  I know a lot of homebrewers think dry yeasts are inherently inferior to the various liquid offerings from Wyeast and White Labs. But I’m not one of those guys.  I’ve … Continue reading

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How Bad Could Mr. Beer Really Be?

Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of discussions being started on Home Brew Talk by people using Mr. Beer homebrew kits.  The general consensus amongst most experienced homebrewers is that these kits are essentially on par with other single can, “no … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Better Extract Brewing

If you’ve spent any time reading homebrew discussion forums, you’ve no doubt been exposed to the unfortunate myth that extract beers are universally inferior to beers brewed from all-grain.  This idea is what doctors refer to as “bullshit”. It’s true … Continue reading

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