Burning Sky - New Alliance Homebrew Recipe

I recently bought a mixed pack of their beers and was impressed with all them. Of those beers, one in particular stuck out to me - it was their beer New Alliance .Like any good homebrewer, I thought I'd have a go at brewing this myself.…

Brewing with Neomexicanus Hops - Zappa & Medusa

If you aren't familiar with Neomexicanus Hops, they are a genetically distinct sub-species of hop that has been growing wild in the dry mountain regions of New Mexico for many, many years. These hops is that they are considered pure "American hops".…

100% Brettanomyces IPA - Recipe

I am a big fan of Michael Tonsmeire's book American Sour Beers. In his book, he mentions a 100% Brettanomyces IPA recipe that he brewed in collaboration with Modern Times brewery. After reading the descriptors of this beer - tropical fruit and pineapple - I was super interested to brew…

How I prepare my water for Homebrewing

In this article, I wanted to share with you some of the ways that I prepare my local water for homebrewing. I live in Surrey in the U.K. Our water isn't too bad, but much like London water it is quite hard and more suited to styles like Porters and Stouts.…

Black IPA Recipe - Blackalicious

This Black IPA recipe below is for an all-grain Brew in a Bag method, but it can be scaled to suit your needs depending on your setup.…

BrewKegTap's Corny Keg Sodastream Kit - Review

When I first started out homebrewing, I began with a simple 5 litre (1 gallon) kit from Brooklyn Brew Shop. As I brewed more and more, my beers started to taste better and my passion for this great hobby really grew. Like many first time homebrewers, all of my beer…

Making bread with beer yeast

I'm often looking for ways to save on my homebrewing costs and one of those ways that I have found is to reuse yeast between brews. This got me thinking about those yeast jars that are sitting unused at the back of my fridge. I wonder if I can make bread with the beer yeast?…

Free homebrew recipes from commercial breweries

The list below contains the details of commercial breweries that offer homebrew recipes of their beers. I am always looking for inspiration when it comes to brewing, especially for beers that I've tried and really liked, or beers that are produced in other countries and I can't get hold of.…

Plaato Keg Management System - Review

About a year ago, I finally decided to make the leap and get into kegging. I always used to bottle my beers, but eventually got tired of washing bottles and the tedious work of filling them one by one. At home, I constantly keep 3 kegs in rotation depending on…

2019 Homebrew Highlights

2019 was my third year of homebrewing and I still feel like I am learning with each brew completed. I can honestly say that this is one hobby that I never seem to run out of ideas - I feel like I’ve only scratched the surface. Inspired by andybrews.…