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Good news. We now have the Imperial Yeast Kveik Voss Strain in stock. Click here! Kveik, pronounced (kwike) means yeast in some Norwegian dialects. Kveik is a type of yeast used by Norwegian farmhouse brewers and passed down for centuries. It only recently made it to the U.S. and it has garnered a lot of attention with commercial and homebrewers alike. The reason for this is Kveik has numerous benefits, unlike anything American brewers have seen. Here are some of the differences in Kveik Yeast: Huge temperature range. 60° - 104° F This is not a typo. You will get a great...

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Properly fermenting beer is the pathway to great homebrew.  Working in a homebrew store, many of our customers will tell us that they brewed a beer and it is just ok, or it's a little funky, or there is this flavor that's not supposed to be there. And then the inevitable question, what do I need to do to brew better beer?  In virtually every case after questioning the customer about process, it is determined that the issue is most likely a fermentation issue.  Sometimes new homebrewers get caught up in having a great kit, or a great recipe, the...

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Is a conical fermenter right for you? If you are interested in taking your home brewing to the next level then a conical fermenter should certainly be considered. This video will walk you through the various features and benefits of conical fermenters. Cheers!  Brew & Grow Minnesota has the largest selection of Conical Fermenters in the Midwest with 29 different conicals to choose from. Click here to go to Conical Fermenters.   Features and Benefits of a conical fermenter. Cone Shape The conical shape allows the yeast and trub to concentrate in a small area in the bottom of the fermenter...

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