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.…

A guide to making Sloe Gin

Making Sloe Gin is a lot easier than you might think. Other than a few ingredients you just need a little bit of patience. In this article, I'll run through a basic recipe that will create around 5 litres of Sloe Gin.…

Gear Review: Dry Hopping with the Floratek Dry Hopper

During the time that I’ve been homebrewing, I’ve experimented with various different methods of dry hopping. Whether using whole leaf hops or pellets, I’ve tried wrapping them in a muslin cloth and I’ve even tried wrapping them in a sock!…

Beer Review: Mikkeller Northern Trails

Mikkeller have teamed up with SAS airlines to produce a beer that has been specially made for passengers onboard all SAS flights - *Mikkeller Northern Trails*.…

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…

Brewing the perfect New England IPA

For a while now, I have been obsessed with brewing the perfect New England IPA (NEIPA). If you’ve ever cracked open a can of this style of beer, you are immediately hit with the smell of fruity hop goodness which is then followed by a hazy appearance once it…