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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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Cooling the wort

If yeast is pitched when the wort is too hot, at worst the yeast will be killed and at best it will produce off flavours or foam out of the fermenter, or both.

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Three-vessel brewing

Thanks to homebrewandbeer.com member and award-winning brewer DrSmurto for this tutorial and pictures.

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