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Beer Information


This kit includes two of our most popular beer mixes and the 2-gallon fermenter is made from FDA-compliant plastic, which leaves no taste or flavor migration.

Lightweight and shatter resistant, it has a wide mouth that allows for easy cleaning.

The 8 reusable plastic bottles are made from Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) plastic, and they come complete with screw caps and labels.

Hand wash keg and bottles in warm water with a soft cloth using mild, unscented soap, not dish soap, and avoid using scouring pads, wire brushes, or abrasives during cleaning.

Mr. Beer Premium Gold Edition Beer Kit



What does "micro brewed" beer mean?

These are specialty beers with more flavor than the mass-produced type.

They are made in very small quantities and only available in the local town where they are brewed.

They are all-natural and contain no additives or preservatives.



How should I store the beer?

We recommend refrigerating the beer once you receive it to preserve optimal freshness.

If refrigerated, the shelf life is 8 to 12 months.
If you do not refrigerate the beer, the shelf life is 4 to 6 months.

Always store beer in a cool, dark place away from light.



Serving Microbrewed Beer:

Pour beer into a room temperature glass, do not drink out of the bottle.

The carbonation of the beer will not be releases properly and you wont get
the frothy head to savor and admire.

Do not chill the glass.




What Types of Beer are served in Great Britain?

Pilsner or Lager are usually on tap and are the lightest of beers.
The brands are Foster's and Kronenburg.



Ale is not quite as as Pilsner or Lager Beer.
A couple of brands of Ale are John Courage Best Bitter and Theakkston's Cook Cask.



Porter Porter is a Dark Beer.
A couple of brands are Fuller's Lemon Porter and Sam Smith's Taddy Porter.




Stout The Darkest of British Beers.
A couple brands of Stout are Guinness and Beamish.



Lager Top
This is a lager beer with a splash of lemonade!



Lager and Lime
Lager with a shot of lime juice.


Brew-Opoly Monopoly Game
by Late For The Sky
Beer-themed property trading board game
For two to six players.
Game pieces include a pretzel, bottle opener, beer mug, bottle cap, peanut, and pilsner beer glass.

Brew-Opoly Monopoly Game
by Late For The Sky




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What is Sherry
Sherry is a wine which has been fortified with Brandy.

There are three types of Sherries: Dry, Medium and Sweet.

You can serve dry sherries over ice.
Sherry is usually served straight.




Serving Temperature for Red Wine

Red wine should be served at room temperature,62 Degrees F.

This is why we use wine cellars, since an average room in a home is never 62 degrees!

The rule of serving wine at room temperature came about before the modern heating system or air conditioning.

100 years ago, 62 degrees was the average room temperature in a home in the winter, if not a bit cooler.




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Definition of Wine as an alcoholic Beverage

Wine can be defined as an alcoholic beverage which is made by process of fermentation.

Wine is generally made from fruit juices such as grapes, apple, berries, etc


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200 Year Old Remedy to Cure those who Drink Too much Wine!

In a large pot, put in 3 large live eels.
Cover with enough wine to cover the eels.

Leave the pot with the eels until the eels are quite dead.

Now, you can offer your wine loving friend a drink of wine!

He/she will be so disgusted with the taste, they will never want to drink wine again.

This is a very, very old recipe, and it is not recommended that you try this old remedy.

Food Fun and Facts cannot recommend using this method because of unknown factors.

This site cannot be held responsible if you ingest this brew and become comatose!
Use at your own risk!
For proven help reducing wine or alcohol consumption visit alcoholtreatment-center.org.


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For Summer Drinking, try a cold, dry white wine, or a light fruity red wine, which has been chilled.




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