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beer

Water For Beer Brewing

By using standard unfiltered tap water to fill your fermenter you can sometimes develop problems with your brew after you have done everything else right. By hooking up a carbon filter to your tap, you can eliminate problems with your brew that could be caused by...

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Drinking TUBS Sooner

TUBS Recipes allow the brewer to modify the flavour of their brew if they wish. Many people choose to drink their brews early without giving them the proper maturation time. This greatly affects flavour as TUBS are full of quality ingredients that improve out of site...

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Changing Alcohol %

You can control the alcohol content of your brew by increasing or decreasing the amount of brewing sugar you use. However, reducing just your sugar level may result in a thinner, lighter bodied beer with less taste. To compensate for this, most pre-mixed Mid-Strength...

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spirit

Turbo Yeast

Use the right yeast for where you live. If you live in hotter areas, some yeasts may be better suited to produce the results you are after. People who live in Northern Australia need to use different yeasts than people who live in Southern Australia, as temperatures...

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Changing Alcohol %

You can control the alcohol content of your brew by increasing or decreasing the amount of brewing sugar you use. However, reducing just your sugar level may result in a thinner, lighter bodied beer with less taste. To compensate for this, most pre-mixed Mid-Strength...

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wine

Caps For Bottling

When bottling your brews, try using different coloured caps to identify the different batches. Plastic caps and crown seals are available in a variety of colours that make it easier for you to see which brew is which. Many people use green caps for ciders, black for...

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