I’ve been fiddling again. I was visiting a friend’s blog and noticed that she uses this great little plug-in to post her recipes to her WordPress powered site. It made me wonder if I could use the plug-in for my beer recipes, so I downloaded and installed it. It worked until I realised that it […]
When I had finished bottling my pale ale on Monday night, I had a couple of inches of yeast slurry in the bottom of my fermenter. I’d heard previously that you can re-use this sludge to make another brew so I thought that I would look into it in a little more detail. Well, as […]
It’s been 5 months since I brewed my porter, so I dug a bottle out of my ‘cellar’ to try over the weekend. Firstly, when I popped the top off it began to froth quite a bit. At first I was worried that it had gone off (usually a cause of ‘gushing’) but once I […]
This is what I got up to last Sunday afternoon – I brewed a strawberry wheat beer! The video is about 2 minutes long. The recipe is posted here.
A short video shot entirely on my iPhone showing the process for brewing a batch of porter. This one is my honey chocolate porter which I haven’t yet tried as it is in it’s secondary fermentation stage. Hopefully it will taste as good as it smells! Recipe here: Ugly Duckling Porter