How to clean your beer draft lines

It is important to ensure that your kegs (and beer draft lines) are kept clean. In this article, I will show you the equipment and steps that I take to keep my beer draft lines clean and shiny.…

Elderflower Saison - Homebrew Recipe

I absolutely love this hobby! There are so many amazing beer styles out there and the best thing about homebrewing is that you get to constantly experiment and try new things. One of my favourite beers is my Elderflower Saison - it's easy drinking, fun to make and is accessible…

2021 Homebrew Highlights

2021....what a year! This year was a big year for my brewing - I started studying for and passed my General Certificate in Brewing from the Institute of Brewing and Distilling (IBD). The course was a lot more intense than I originally thought it would be, and as it…

Devon White Ale - A Homebrew Recipe

This beer recipe is based on a Devon White Ale which originates from he South Hams area in Devon. The recipe below is for the all-grain Brew in a Bag method, but it can be scaled to suit your needs depending on your setup.…

Brewing Malt Substitution List

As a homebrewer, I am always looking for new recipes and ingredients to add to my brews. I often come across recipes online (or in magazines) that are from US based homebrewers. In Europe, some of the malts in my local homebrew store don't always match up with these recipes…

Philly Sour - Blueberry Sour Recipe

I recently purchased a pack of Philly Sour yeast from Lallemand brewing and wanted to give it a test run in a batch of homebrew. If you aren't familiar with Philly Sour, the Lallemand website gives the following description: Philly Sour produces moderate amounts of lactic acid in addition to…

2020 Homebrew Highlights

2020 was my fourth (and craziest!) year of homebrewing. While 2020 was a weird year for the whole world, it gave me the opportunity to brew more than ever. I honestly still feel like I am learning with each brew completed. This is one amazing hobby!…