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Midwest Supplies Simply Beer Small Batch Homebrew Kit

Last updated: November 16, 2020


Nature lovers will want to give this homebrew kit a try. It's formulated with malt, caramel and baking chocolate flavors, but it's the hint of campfire coffee that will bring you back to your time on the lake. The kit includes everything you need to create a 1-gallon batch of beer.

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: If you're searching for a gift for the beer lover in your life, this homebrew kit is an excellent choice.

In our analysis of 47 expert reviews, the Midwest Supplies Simply Beer Small Batch Homebrew Kit placed 1st when we looked at the top 12 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Our Brewmasters created the one gallon Simply Beer Beer Kit to be the best first experience making craft beer at home. We’ve removed the mess and hassle, but left you all the glory that comes with handing friends a beer with your name on it. Finally we’ve partnered with industry leader Northern Brewer to source the freshest hand picked ingredients that the market can offer! Whether you’re interested in diving deeper into beer or gift-hunting for the beer lover in your life, the Simply Beer Kit will get a taste of the hobby that spawned the craft beer industry we all love. Your Brew Your Own Beer Kit includes: Siphonless fermenter (designed for 1 gallon batches) , lid & airlock Recipe kit ingredients: dry malt extract, steeping grains, premium hops, and brewer’s yeast No-Rinse cleanser Complete instructions. Log Splitter Brown Ale: Spend any amount of time in the great outdoors and it’s clear that nature cannot be tamed. This surprising Brown Ale is just the same. Classically dense layers of malt, caramel, baking chocolate, and a hint of campfire coffee give way to reveal an unexpected hop character seldom found in a typical English brown ale. The finish is complex but balanced, with a gravity low enough to make it the perfect beer to pair with almost any meal.

Our Expert Consultant

Julie Chernoff
Culinary Expert

Julie Chernoff is a long-time member of Les Dames d’Escoffier (past president of the Chicago Chapter, and current co-chair of the LDEI Legacy Awards Committee), the Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) and the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

Chernoff is the dining editor of Better, a lifestyle website and print magazine. Her journalism started in the test kitchens of Weight Watchers Magazine. She holds a BA in English from Yale University and is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. She has spent the last few decades styling, photographing, teaching, developing recipes, editing, thinking and writing about food.

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