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We just received our first batch of White Labs yeast strains for our homebrew shop.  we have the following strains in stock now. WLP001 - California Ale Yeast WLP002 - English Ale Yeast WLP004 - Irish Ale Yeast WLP029 - German Ale / Kolsch Yeast WLP080 - Cream Ale Blend WLP300 - Hefeweizen WLP820 - Oktoberfest Lager Yeast visit our online store to check them out at https://www.1strepublic-homebrew.com

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In case you haven't heard or seen but Sean Lawson recently released his recipe for Double Sunshine IPA.  If you want to try it out, stop by our store and pick up all the ingredients for it at https://www.1strepublic-homebrew.com.  Cheers! ALL-GRAIN Batch size: 5 gallons (19 liters) OG: 1.074 FG: 1.013 IBUs: 100+ ABV: 8% MALT/GRAIN BILL 8.5 lb (3.85 kg) 2-row pale ale malt 12 oz (340 g) Carapilsen malt 2.5 lb (1.1 kg) Vienna-style malt 1 lb (454 g) flaked oats 6 oz (170 g) Caramunich-type malt HOPS & ADDITIONS SCHEDULE 0.75 oz (21 g) Columbus [14% AAU]...

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Vermont Homebrewing -

Interested in homebrewing in Vermont?  Below is a quick write up on the basics of extract homebrewing.  For a more in depth read, pick up John Palmer "How to Brew". The instructions are now posted to our resources tab on our website, that we will add with brewing techniques and recipes. Extract Homebrewing: Extract brewing is probably the most common brewing method for home brewers, as it requires the least amount of material.  Below we will address the basic steps and equipment needed for extract brewing. Equipment: Steps: Steeping grains:  This step will allow you to add color and character...

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Clarity Ferm now at 1st Republic Homebrew We just received our 1st shipment of Clarity Ferm from White labs. Clarity Ferm is added to primary fermentation with yeast, and it serves two purposes. First it helps to eliminate chill haze from beers that are stored cold for extended periods of time.  Secondly and most importantly it helps to reduce the gluten in beers.  For an item to be classified as gluten free it has to have less then 20 ppm.  White Labs have tested many beers with Clarity Ferm, and on average beers tested to have less then 10 ppm. ...

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