Homebrew 101

Homebrew 101

From the outset it is necessary to declare that I am a novice homebrewer, and at the time of writing, I have done five brews using mostly two-tin kits. Rather than putting you off, I hope this encourages you take a look at the Homebrew 101 articles. I am just a normal bloke who gotContinue Reading Homebrew 101

The Christmas Brew

The Christmas Brew

Having tasted my first home brew and thought it was slightly better than expected, I felt that, for my Christmas brew, I should try something a little more special. Whilst in my local home brew shop (very knowledgeable owner), I saw two Courage kits. One of them was a best bitter (generally what I goContinue Reading The Christmas Brew

Bottling Day

Bottling Day

  It has now been two weeks since I started the brewing process. The beer had been in the primary fermentation vessel for a week before I transferred it to a secondary for a further week. Someone I work with suggested this as it would lead to a clearer beer at the end, owing toContinue Reading Bottling Day