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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

Beer in a glass with 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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Recipe: Passion Fruit Apple Cider

Mangrove Jack's Brewers Cider with Passionfruit Flavouring

This super simple recipe combines two of our products to put a tropical twist on a crisp, refreshing apple cider.

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Brewing from an Extract Kit

Brewing from an Extract Kit

Here at Mangrove Jack's, we tend to think that malt extract is pretty darn great.  A malt extract means the technical, time-consuming parts of brewing beer have already been taken care of – giving...

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The Beer Brewing Process (Simplified)

The Beer Brewing Process (Simplified)

Home brewing is just like learning to drive. At the start it may seem overwhelming, but once you figure out the basics of the beer brewing process, which really aren’t too difficult, the options...

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Mangrove Jack's Guide to Beer Styles

Mangrove Jack's Guide to Beer Styles

To help you better understand the range of craft beers out there, we have put together a brief guide to the main beer styles available! 

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Recipe: Australian Pale Ale

Recipe - Australian Pale Ale

A refreshing and flavourful Aussie favourite - Australian Pale Ale. 

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Recipe: Blueberry Cinnamon Porter

Mangrove Jack's Chocolate Brown Ale and M44 Yeast with blueberries and beer

Blueberry and cinnamon desserts are hard to resist, even for those who don’t have a sweet tooth – so we've decided to these flavours in our latest beer recipe!

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Recipe: Backyard Cricket IPL

Mangrove Jack's Craft Series American IPA with Pure LME Light and M54 Yeast

Here in the Southern Hemisphere, during the summer we play cricket's equivalent of "stickball" called "Backyard Cricket" - an improvised, shortened and miniaturised version of the game.

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