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A pretty popular beer flavour addition is coffee, with many brewers pairing coffee additions with darker beers such as stouts and porters where the bitter, roast and chocolate flavours of the beer pair well with those of the coffee. That said several notable breweries including Mikkeler, Stone and Aleman have experimented with different beer styles and produced fantastic coffee IPAs, Ambers and Lagers too. For this edition of Recipe Twists I’ve brewed a Limited Edition, Bourbon Barrel Strong Ale kit, split it into 3 separate 4.5 L (1 G) demijohns and experimented with different techniques to infuse coffee into the beer as explained...

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Irish Red Ale made from a Mangrove Jack's Craft Series extract kit, compared to one made using an all grain system.

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Watch our latest video introducing Mangrove Jack's Berliner Style Sour Ale. A pre soured extract that allows you to easily produce a Berliner Weisse Wheat Beer at home.

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The weather is turning, the days are shorter and the mornings are crisp, so the brewer’s mind is starting to turn to darker beers. With this in mind we thought we would do something a little different. So here we are, the Chocolate Milk Stout. Original Gravity: 1.055 Expected Final Gravity: 1.023 (it is meant to be high as the lactose balances out all of that dark  malt) Expected ABV: 5% Expected IBU: 30 Ingredients: 1 x 1.8 kg Black Rock Liquid Dark Malt Extract 1 kg of Copper Tun Light Unhopped Malt 500 g Copper Tun Lactose 100 g...

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