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Preparing the yeast

Most brewing instructions, particularly those that come with cans of concentrate, advocate sprinking dried yeast on top of the wort when all the ingredients are in the fermenter and it's topped up with water. While this can certainly be and is done by homebrewers the world over, it's beneficial to rehydrate the yeast first.

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Kegging

A guide to kegging beer will be added soon. In the meantime, plenty of information and advice on kegging is available on our forum.

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What is beer?

In its simplest form, beer is water, hops and sugars extracted from malted grain, to which yeast has been added to ferment the sugars and convert them to alcohol.

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