Guide to Cold Brewing Beer

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If you are doing research on cold brewing beer you may be confused by some of the information you are uncovering. This is because some people consider cold brewed beer as being a beverage that is part beer and part coffee. However, others like ourselves consider cold brewing beer to be an actual brewing technique … Read more

How to Force Carbonate Beer

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Learning how to force carbonate beer is a simple process: At its core force carbonating involves simply transferring your beer to a keg and carbonating it by infusing it with CO2 gas instead of the traditional method of transferring it to bottles, adding sugar, and letting the yeast create the CO2. Equipment Required to Force … Read more

Refractometer vs Hydrometer: Which Should You Use?

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In this post, we are going to compare refractometers vs hydrometers, both of which are two very important tools in the brewer’s arsenal when it comes to dialing in the brewing process and making quality beer. The difference between an ok beer and great beer in many cases comes down to the brewer’s dedication to … Read more