Tag: beer

Photo 27/365 – Brew fridge complete

Photo 27/365 – Brew fridge complete

It’s finished! Finally, after 11 months, I’ve done it! Read the full blog here. Tweet

 

Photo 24/365 – Book of Knowledge

Photo 24/365 – Book of Knowledge

I popped into a home brew shop on the way home today. I was one that I had never visited before. They dabble a little …

 

Photo 22/365 – Honey Chocolate Porter

Photo 22/365 – Honey Chocolate Porter

I brewed this last year in August and have had it in storage under my house. I pulled one out this evening and it is …

 

Photo 17/365 – Coca cola red

Photo 17/365 – Coca cola red

I did some more work on my fridge yesterday – I painted the the doors red. I left them to dry and then gave them …

 

Photo 16/365 – Strawberry wheat beer

Photo 16/365 – Strawberry wheat beer

Today I bottled my strawberry wheat beer; my first brew of the new year. Interesting colour. I hope that the final product tastes as good …

 

Photo 360/365 – Local brew

Photo 360/365 – Local brew

We arrived in Eden, NSW this evening. After putting up our tents and setting up the campsite, nobody had the energy to cook so we …

 

Photo 356/365 – Thermostat

Photo 356/365 – Thermostat

It finally arrived in the mail today! The thermostat for my beer fridge. It should keep the fridge at the perfect brew temperature summer or …

 

Photo 352/365 – Fridge restoration

Photo 352/365 – Fridge restoration

Yes, still a work in progress. I’ve had the fridge for 9 months now and I’ve finally finished painting it. I started repraying today. The new …

 

Photo 344/365 – Beer cellar

Photo 344/365 – Beer cellar

This brought back memories! I worked at the Carlton Brewhouse again this evening. This is their beer cellar. It reminded me of the ‘old’ days when …

 

Photo 338/365 – Bar with no beer

Photo 338/365 – Bar with no beer

I worked a function for my wife again tonight. It was at the Carlton Brewhouse again, but the function was outside in the marquee so …

 

Photo 331/365 – Thirsty?

Photo 331/365 – Thirsty?

Tonight I worked a shift for my wife. She’s an Events Coordinator and was short staffed, so I helped out at a Christmas party. The …

 

Photo 287/365 – Sliding doors

Photo 287/365 – Sliding doors

This shot was taken as we were about to leave Box Hill Station. Do you recognise the beer on the poster? Tweet

 

Photo 281/365 – Friday relax

Photo 281/365 – Friday relax

After work this evening we decided that we definitely needed a drink! We walked down Chapel Street to a bar/restaurant called “Borsch, Vodka & Tears”. …

 

Photo 277/365 – Brew club

Photo 277/365 – Brew club

Quite a big turnout at our brew club meeting tonight. We tasted 9 different beers ranging from a light bitter to an oatmeal stout. I …

 

Photo 254/365- Rugby lunch

Photo 254/365- Rugby lunch

Today was our end-of-season rugby lunch. We met at the pub for a few beers, some food and to watch the big game on the …

 

Photo 239/365 – Bottle washing

Photo 239/365 – Bottle washing

In preparation for the big bottling session tomorrow night, I spent an hour washing bottles with my new bottle washing fountain thingy. So much easier …

 

Photo 232/365 – Craft beer

Photo 232/365 – Craft beer

After a long week, I stopped at a beer shop on my way home tonight and bought a few different ales to enjoy. This one …

 

Photo 226/365 – Restoration

Photo 226/365 – Restoration

This is my future brew fridge. If you have been reading my regular blog, you will know that I picked up this old 1950s Electrlux …

 

Photo 224/365 – Maple Leaf Ale

Photo 224/365 – Maple Leaf Ale

This is the first time that I have used some clear bottles for my beer. The is the ale that I added some maple syrup …

 

Photo 221/365 – Bottling

Photo 221/365 – Bottling

Today I worked from home but my internet conked out around 3pm, so I decided to start bottling my Maple Ale. This is the set-up …

 

Photo 217/365 – Fermentation

Photo 217/365 – Fermentation

Usually after 7 days in the fermenter you can bottle a brew but my latest batch is still bubbling away so it looks like I’ll …

 

Photo 214/365 – Brew Club

Photo 214/365 – Brew Club

Tonight I attended my first ever Brew Club meeting in Woori Yallock. It was a fun night out. Unfortunately I was having so much fun …

 

Photo 150/365 – Roast dinner & homebrew

Photo 150/365 – Roast dinner & homebrew

This evening while my wife finished preparing our delicious roast lamb with all the trimmings, I cracked open my first bottle of home brewed lager. …

 

Photo 134/365 – Capper

Photo 134/365 – Capper

Tonight I capped my first batch of glass bottles. It didn’t take as long as I expected considering there were 40 bottles! I just hope …

 

Photo 132/365 – Sanitation

Photo 132/365 – Sanitation

Some of you may remember the bottles that I recently washed (and photographed). Well my brew is finally ready to be bottled, so last night …

 

Photo 110/365 – Beer bottles

Photo 110/365 – Beer bottles

Well, I’m back into a brewing cycle again and I’m going to use glass bottles for the first time. However, I need to clean them …

 

Photo 35/365 – Beer bottles

Photo 35/365 – Beer bottles

Tonight I bottled my first homebrew. It had been in the fermenter for a week and now must be left in the bottles for another …

 

Photo 28/365 – Brewing beer

Photo 28/365 – Brewing beer

Tonight was my first ever attempt at a home brew. I followed the instructions carefully, mixed it all up and sealed the fermenter. Now I …

 

Photo 23/365 – Night out

Photo 23/365 – Night out

We went out for a friend’s birthday tonight to a restaurant in Caulfield called “Limor’s”. As usual we ate too much, drank too much and …

 
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