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  1. All Grain Brewing: A Beginners Guide - How To Get Started with All Grain Brewing

    All Grain Brewing: A Beginners Guide - How To Get Started with All Grain Brewing

    Homebrewers tend to fall into two camps. Those who brew extract, and those who brew all grain. All Grain brewing is pretty widely considered to be an upgrade path from extract brewing – it was for me!

    But there is no reason whatsoever, if you are an aspiring brewer, that you cannot just jump straight in and get your feet wet in the holy grail off All grain brewing. We are here to break it down , make it simple and bust the mystique!

    What Is All Grain Brewing Anyway?

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  2. How To Home Brew: A Step By Step Guide To Brewing Beer At Home

    homebrew beer in glass, barrel, hops, yeast

    So, how to get started in homebrew?

    This is far and away one of the most common questions we field here at KegLand.

    And the answer is…

    … Well, it’s complicated.

    There are a lot of options.

    There are, in fact, many different, and equally valid ways to get into and pursue brewing amazing beer in this fantastic hobby.

    So, we are going to narrow this down a little bit. Share our wisdom, gained as it has been over years of both brewing enthusiastically and a

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  3. Different Can Types - B64 - Super Ends - CDL - CDLE - What is the difference?

    Aluminium Beverage Can's - what is the difference

    Aluminium cans are seen as a premium packaging type that many breweries and beverage manufacturers are switching over to. Quite simply they are a superior form of packaging for several reasons:

    1. They are 100% impermeable to oxygen. For glass bottles the actual glass itself is impermeable but the gasket under the lid or crown seal leaks at a very slow rate meaning your product will eventually go flat and oxygen will ingress under the cap and oxidise the beverage. Aluminium cans are a complete

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  4. How To Can Your Beer: A Beginner’s Guide

    A KegLand Cannular Benchtop Can Seamer

    Canning your beer is relatively new in homebrewing circles. 

    For starters, the cost of the canning equipment was considered to be prohibitively expensive. That has changed with the addition of equipment such as our own Semi Auto Cannular

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  5. Brewing Salts: The Basics Of Water Chemistry Explained – A Beginner’s Guide

    Brewing Salts: The Basics Of Water Chemistry Explained – A Beginner’s Guide

    So, water chemistry. What the heck is it anyway?

    If you have been brewing for a while, then you have quite possibly heard the term “water chemistry” or “brewing salts” bandied about. 

    If you are thinking about making the leap to all grain brewing then it is something you will definitely encounter sooner

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  6. A Comprehensive Guide To Pressure Fermentation

    A Pressure Capable 27l Fermzilla Unitank Fermenter

    Pressure fermentation is a phenomenon that has rocketed into vogue seemingly in the last couple of years. Jump on any forum or Facebook page to do with homebrewing and you will see pressure fermentation questions everywhere. 

    The broad facts of pressure fermentation are pretty well known by now, but still

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  7. Why you should never use a Pressure Relief Valve (PRV) as a Spunding Valve.

    Showing why PRVs are not Spunding Valves

    Pressure Relief Valves (PRVs) are an almost ubiquitous feature in pressure capable vessels designed for homebrewing. They are part of corny kegs, most pressure capable fermenters, CO2 regulators, the list goes on. 

    PRVs

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  8. Dry Yeast vs Liquid Yeast. Which Is Better?

    Here at Kegland we are really big fans of dry yeasts. 

    We don’t use them exclusively, but there is no doubt that when it’s time to pitch, more often than not we reach for a packet of dry yeast rather than a liquid yeast. Tha

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  9. How To Keg Your Beer - A Basic Guide

    Hey guys. We know a lot of you have recently made the jump to kegging your brews. There are probably a decent number of folks out there switching up from bottling, and an equally large number jumping straight into both homebrewing and kegging. Welcome to you all! 

    Now, as new or newish homebrewers,

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  10. A Beginner's Guide To Bottling HomeBrew

    Homebrew beer in a bottle

    So, you have made your first delicious (hopefully!) home brewed beer. Maybe you used an extract kit. Perhaps you went with one of our super convenient and tasty Fresh Wort Kits. Maybe you jumped right into the deep end and dived into All Grain brewing right from the outset - and if

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