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What's in a Home Brew Beer Kit?

Home Brew Beer Kits are simply the concentrated ingredients required to make beer.

They are a ready-made mix of ingredients for the home brewer to produce bitters, pale aleslagers, stouts etc quickly and easily.

By buying homebrew kits, not only do you get a superior product, you are buying it significantly cheaper than the ready-made products, and there is peace of mind in knowing that only pure extracts are used in the production of homebrew kits and you avoid paying any alcohol duties.

Homebrew ale kits primarily contain concentrated malt extract which provides the foundations for the taste and type of beer.

This extract is used to make a "wort" by adding water and occasionally brewing sugar (dextrose) or beer enhancer depending on the kit.

The malt extract will also contain hop essences.

Some beer kits will also provide a hop sachet.

Hops are traditionally used for adding a bitter flavour and subtle aromas, but with more recent developments in hop breeding, they are adding a greater range of flavours and aromas which imparts greater intensity.

Finally, each beer kit comes with its own unique beer yeast.

Yeast is the final and most significant ingredient which defines the flavour, again the better quality kits have better quality yeasts.

I hope this helps. If you have any further questions please feel free to pop in the shop, or give us a call on 0114 2746850.

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