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Recipe: Dry Wildflower Mead

Mangrove Jack's MO5 Mead Yeast

Let's put what we've learned about mead this week to the test by brewing this delicious traditional Dry Wildflower Mead. This recipe delivers a delicate mead characteristic of the wild honey that...

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Introduction to Mead - Part 1

Mead during fermentation

Mead is considered to be one of the oldest forms of alcoholic beverage and was most likely discovered by early humans coming across a broken beehive that fell victim to a rainstorm or flood. After...

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Kveik, the Hottest New Super-Yeast

Mangrove Jack's Kveik Yeast in the desert

From the land of the beer-god Ægir, Trolls and Fjords, comes a superior strain of beer yeast that has been passed down through generations. Kveik (pronounced 'K-WIKE') is an ancient yeast from...

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Recipe: West Coast Blonde Ale

Mangrove Jack's Kveik Yeast with Blonde Dry kit on a beach with a beer glass

To celebrate the launch of our new Kveik Yeast, we're sharing this recipe for an easy-drinking Blonde Ale fermented with Kveik. This light golden, light-bodied beer is clear with a hint of fruity...

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A Brief History of Beer - Part 2

In our last article A Brief History of Beer Part 1 we talked about the evolution of beer starting with the ancient Sumerians through to the middle ages - we'll pick up where we left off...

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Recipe: Gin & Tonic Saison

Gin and Tonic Saison with Australian Brewer's Series Kit

As a nod to World Gin Day this June, we've put a botanical twist on this Belgian Ale recipe for a fruity, spicy beer with a very dry finish. Pale and refreshing, this style perfectly complements...

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A Brief History of Beer - Part 1

A Brief History of Beer - Part 1

Homebrewing and the resulting craft industry beers have led the way in brewing creativity for the last 30 years, with every different flavour combination you never expected being put into bottles...

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It's All About the Yeast

It's All About the Yeast

Without yeast there is no beer, so what is this tiny organism that gives us our thirst-quenching brews? And which one is the best to use? 

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Let's Talk About Hops

Hops are arguably the single most important ingredient in beer - in fact, a brew must contain hops in order to be classified as a beer. We'll talk a little more about the uses, origins and...

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The Beer Tasting Basics

Beer Tasting Basics

As brewers, we strive to always be creating better beer. Drinking it is one thing, but knowing how to taste beer is essential to becoming a better brewer. Drinking is easy and unstructured....

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