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  • How a Marzen Becomes an Oktoberfest

    What is a Märzen? Märzenbier, or simply Märzen (pronounced “mare-tsen”), is a German beer style that was historically brewed in March. In the 16...
  • What is the Difference Between a Stout and Porter?

      What exactly is the difference between a porter and a stout? Great question!  Nowadays it’s actually pretty hard to tell. Porters have deviated...
  • Blind Stout Taste Testing with the BEERMKR Team!

    In honor of Stout Month, we set out to answer some of the most burning questions about Stouts: What makes a Stout a Stout? What’s the best Stout...
  • Imperial Stout - Double Mash!

    High ABV Stouts have been around forever. In fact, Stout was originally used as an adjective to describe a beer that was higher in alcohol content...
  • FIVEDAY Stouts!

       In honor of Kveik and the deep winters of the north, we are excited to release 8 different stouts, all based on Kveik, all sharing the same gra...
  • Replacing BEERMKR with Traditional Brewing Equipment

    When talking to homebrewers doing it the old fashioned way, we usually get the question: “why use a BEERMKR instead of using [enter your favorite ...
  • Wee Heavy Scottish Strong Ale

    7.9% ABV | 33 IBU The Scottish Wee Heavy MKRKIT is a dark amber strong ale crafted in the style of historic Wee Heavies from Scotland like McEwan...
  • Festivus Ale

    8.7% ABV | 18 IBU The Festivus Ale is a ruby red strong ale brewed with honey, cherries, sweet orange peel, and cinnamon. The heavy carmel malts ...
  • Dunkelweizen

    5.5% ABV | 28 IBU | 16 SRM One of the premier joys of brewing is designing beer to be something. And that something is entirely up to you, the br...
  • How To Make Hard Cider

       Hard Cider is a relatively simple beverage to create. Unlike beer, nature has already done the hard part in creating a complex juice with all t...
  • NEW MKRKIT: Sable Porter - 2021 NHC Gold Medal Winner

    Christian Chandler of the Arizona Society of Homebrewers won Gold at the National Homebrewing Competition for his Sable Porter. He beat out 165 ot...
  • Water Chemistry Kit

    Over 90% of your beer is water, and the mineral composition of your water has a surprisingly large impact on the flavor of your finished beer. Br...