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.
Saison Dupont - Harvesting Bottle Yeast
Lately I've been working on brewing the perfect Saison. I am a big fan of Saison Dupont which, in my opinion, is one of the finest examples of Saison out there today. With this in mind, I wanted to see if I could harvest the yeast from the dregs of a bottle of Dupont and produce a decent beer.
Brewing with South African Hops
With this in mind, I wanted to brew an IPA that took advantage of these great hops from my home country and allowed me to learn more about them at the same time. In this recipe, I use African Queen and Southern Passion - two hops that provide a unique flavour and aroma.
Plaato Digital Airlock - Review
Over a year ago, an interesting new product came up on Kickstarter that piqued my interest. The Plaato digital airlock aims to give you access to real-time estimations of the specific gravity of your brew, any fermentation activity, the alcohol content, and even the current temperature. The idea behind the
Beavertown Extravanganza 2018
After missing out on last year's tickets, I was lucky enough to attend this year's Beavertown Extravaganza. I have to say it didn't disappoint — it was a great event with some amazing beers showcased. Beavertown Extravaganza 2018 kicked off over two days at Printworks London in Canada Water. I attended
10 Homebrewers you should be following on Instagram
On this journey of homebrewing adventures, I have come across many great homebrewers, but I wanted to put together a list of some of the people that inspire me on Instagram and share it with you. In no particular order, here are 10 of my favourite homebrewers. I hope you enjoy!
American Wheat Beer - Homebrew Recipe
I am a fan of lively American hops, so this seemed like a match made in heaven for my palate. This is definitely a beer I've been eager to brew! In this article, we look at the recipe for an American Wheat beer as well as the different steps I took along the way to create this great beer.
Using CO2 hop extract in homebrewing
Have you ever wondered how commercial brewers are able to achieve consistent levels of bitterness in their beers time and time again? Well, commercial brewers have been using CO2 hop extract to add a level a bitterness to their beers for decades. If you’ve never seen it before, CO2