A guide to home growing your own hops in the UK

If you are a homebrewer with a bit of space in your garden, you might have considered growing your own hops. Believe it or not, it's easier than you might think! In this article, I am going to take you through some of my learnings as I've grown my own…

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.…

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!…