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Beer Brewing

Kveik Stout Recipe

Kveik Stout Recipe

If you haven’t guessed by now, kveik is one of our favourite types of yeast. We love seeing the unique characteristics they bring to beer. Plus, the...

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Fresh Hop Beer

Fresh Hop Beer

As summer rolls into autumn, we see more rain and less sun, and people are packing away their BBQs whilst holidays become a distant memory. To most,...

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How to use Kveik Yeast

How to use Kveik Yeast

Kveik was brought to the wider brewing world’s attention by Lars Marius Garshol. At the time it was only available from the farms where it had been...

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Guide to Lager Yeasts

Guide to Lager Yeasts

I love lager. It’s probably my favourite type of beer. No, I don’t mean generic mass produced beer, 6 for £5 from Tesco lager, I’m talking about...

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Cask Ale Conditioning at Home

Cask Ale Conditioning at Home

Don’t try this at home! Or at least use some caution. I try to carbonate my home brew beer in a pressure barrel by transferring before fermentation has ended in an attempt for real ale conditioning. Will it work?

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Session Summer Ale

Session Summer Ale

With winter behind us, the days getting longer and bouts of warm weather are blessing us, more of us are wheeling out the BBQs and parasols, and nothing beats a warm summer’s day more than a refreshing beer.

Very few things in life beat sitting in a garden sessioning on lawnmower beers with some friends, especially if you can say “I made this beer”. Whether you keg or bottle, you can have an ample supply saving you from running to the shops mid session.

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How to Bottle Beer: A Complete Guide

How to Bottle Beer: A Complete Guide

How do you get your beer from the fermenter, nicely carbonated into a bottle you and your friends can enjoy? The brewing process isn’t over yet and we’ll be looking at a method called “bottle conditioning” to show how you can easily package your beers, then (most importantly) drink them carbonated.

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A Guide to Dry Hopping

A Guide to Dry Hopping

Hops have been used in brewing for 800 years, helping to balance flavours, and stop spoilage bacteria ruining the beer. The concept of a “hop heavy”...

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Seven Homebrew Hacks

Seven Homebrew Hacks

We may see brewing as a hobby we do every weekend, but sometimes it’s helpful to remember it’s older than civilisation itself, and for the majority...

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Hops Under the Microscope

Hops Under the Microscope

Ever since the craft beer boom exploded into our bars and pubs, IPAs and its variations have taken over taps as beer drinkers demand more bold...

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