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The Beer Necessities


MEDIA RELEASE DECEMBER 2013

The Beer Necessities

Brewing at home has never been easier!

Mangrove Jack’s makes New Zealand’s best homebrew kits! Now every Kiwi can produce a top quality brew, which is fresh and full of flavour, in their own home. Check out this step-by-step guide to see just how easy it is using the Mangrove Jack's Microbrewery.

1. Fill the Microbrewery with 5 L of cold water and add the cold water detergent to begin cleaning. Add your equipment to clean it, leave the lid on for 10 minutes and then discard.

2. Fill the Microbrewery with another 5 L of cold water. Add the Rinse Steriliser to the Microbrewery and stir.

Put the lid on and leave for 10 minutes and then discard the contents.

3. Pour 3 L of boiling water into the Microbrewery. Add the malt and stir to dissolve.

4. Top up the Microbrewery with 23 L of cold water. Ensure the temperature is correct.

5. Add the yeast and place the lid on the Microbrewery. Fasten the fermenter onto the top so it’s airtight. Now it’s time to let ferment.

6. After 5 days the fermentation is now half way done, add the hops to the mix. Wait for a further 5 days.

7. Add 2 carbonation drops to clean, sterilised bottles.

7. Bottling time! Syphon your Microbrewery contents into bottles and close the lids. Store in a dark space and wait 3.5 weeks for your beer to be ready. Crack it open and enjoy!

ENDS

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