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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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All-grain brewing

In all-grain brewing, or mash brewing, you do exactly what commercial breweries do to make beer, just on a smaller scale. You mash malted grain to extract the sugars, bring the liquid to the boil, add hops for bitterness, flavour and aroma, cool the wort then pitch yeast to ferment the liquid to make beer.

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Geoff's Grand Ridge Brewery Haiku Project

THE PROJECT:  To review the Grand Ridge Brewery pantheon in haiku, the well-known and much-maligned 17-syllable poetry of Japan.

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