What ingredients are in Beer? A basic lesson about your favourite drink!


Beer, almost everybody loves it, drinks it and talks about it. But what exactly is beer? When you ask somebody what beer is, the answer usually is: ‘I don’t really know, but I like it.’ MiniBrew will give a basic lesson for all who would like to know more about what is in your glass of beer.

1 Water

Most beers consist out of 90% water.

The water used for beer has to comply with a lot of requirements and water needs to be pure. Not all water is the same so the taste can vary per country or city. By adding minerals you can try to reproduce the quality needed.

2 Malt

Beer contains the following ingredients. Water, hop, malt and yeast. To give beer the alcohol, colour and taste, malt is used.

Malt is germinated cereal grains that have …


How Craft Beer Is Made

If you’re like me, there’s nothing better than popping open my favorite beer after a day of hard work. According to the Brewers Association (yes, there is one!) beer sales were flat overall in the United States in 2016, but craft brews grew at a rate of more than 6 percent. So, what is a craft beer?

Our friends at the Brewers Association define them as:

Small: Annual production of six million barrels of beer or less.
Independent: Less than 25 percent of the craft brewery is owned or controlled (or equivalent economic interest) by an alcohol industry member that is not itself a craft brewer.
Traditional: A brewer that has a majority of its total beverage alcohol volume in beers whose flavor derives from traditional or innovative brewing ingredients and their fermentation.
The cool thing about craft beer is many folks get their start experimenting at home. If you’ve …


5 ways drinking beer can boost your performance in the bedroom

HEADING out for a few drinks after work today? Yeah you are, you superstar, you. Because according to your new favourite doctor, Dr. Kat Van Kirk, having a couple of brews could be the ticket to living your best sex life. It’s science.

While many experts consider alcohol to be an aphrodisiac (when consumed in moderation), certain properties found in beer make it especially beneficial in the bedroom.

Dr. Kat shares 5 reasons how beer can boost your sexual performance:

It makes you last longer.

The phytoestrogens in beer can help delay premature ejaculation. As women often take longer to arrive at the party, this isn’t just great news for men, who often show up early. Sierra Nevada is both delicious and a good source of on-tap phytoestrogens.

Dark brews can help get you in the mood.

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How Is Beer Made?

The class of beverages known as the beer has been brewed in some form for thousands of years. Beer is obtained from the fermentation of malted cereal grains. Brewing today has become a multi-billion dollar industry, although it came from very humble beginnings as little more than a cottage craft. The most beer consumed by any country on a per capita basis is in Germany, with an estimated 40 gallons consumed per person each year. We know it’s delicious, but let’s take a look at the raw materials required to make this popular beverage.

Raw Materials
The fundamental ingredient in beer is the cereal grain used to make it. The cereal grain used for the production of beer is usually barley, with the occasional addition of corn or rice. The other raw materials needed for beer production are hops (also known as Humulus lupulus), pure water and brewer’s yeast. …


Why should you drink beer if anxiety and stress attack?

Let’s make things clear from the start, shall we? There’s some truth that drinking can help with stress, panic, and anxiety episodes. After all, alcohol is a sedative, and as such, it can help one settle their nerves. Scientifically, drinks are depressants as they affect the central nervous system. The same goes for beer, even if it’s much weaker.


So, should you hammer yourself with a six-pack or two when you feel like things are spiraling out of control? Or should you hit a beer bong when things at home and work aren’t going the way you planned? Nope! Neither of those. Allow us to explain why drinking beer for a mental boost is a good idea — not alcohol abuse.

Beers and Their Common Purpose

Whether you’re a hipster and exclusively drink crafts, or you’re just a regular Joe who likes his Super Sunday with a six-pack, beer


Princess Plugs: Your Sexiest Fashion Statement

What are sex toys for? Of course, there are the obvious answers: stimulation, pleasure, and masturbatory aid. However, they have another use that is equally as important — accessorizing! Your orgasmic little helper can take you to cloud nine, and it can make you look like an angel.

Enter scene princess plugs!

These are more than anal toys. Calling them toys won’t do them justice. To be more precise, they are anal accessories and jewelry — stylish and stimulating.

Why Wear Her Highness?

What’s the point of makeup, jewelry, and fashion in general? This age-old question has many answers. Some men will gladly explain that you balance your ten-inch stilettos and three-pound earrings to attract other men. On the other hand, second-wave feminists will rebel against these male oppressions fed to you by the patriarchy.

As inspiring as these ideas may be, there’s a more important thing to consider while …