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Why brew your own?

There are many reasons homebrewers take up the pastime.

Some brew to make cheap beer. These brewers use the cheapest ingredients possible (typically a can of concentrate and a kilo of sugar) and are in it for the alcohol, not the quality of the beer.

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Racking, dry hopping and fining

As the end of fermentation approaches, there are several optional steps brewers can take, including transferring the beer to another fermenter to finish and adding hops. Once fermentation is finished, finings can be added to help settle out the yeast and clear the beer.

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There's always room for beer

A philosophy professor stood before his class and had some items in front of him.

He picked up a large jar and began to fill it with rocks about five centimetres in diameter. He then asked the students if the jar was full? They agreed that it was.

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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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