Brewday – Grapefruit IPA

I thought it was time to try getting a tangy grapefruit beer on tap. Since I had a lots of citrus type hops lying around the house, I decided to do a Graprefruit IPA. Here is the recipe if you’d like to give it a shot: All grain Grapefruit IPA recipe – 20L OG: 1.057; FG […]

Semen beer!

Yes, you read that right – Semen Beer is being sold on tap… About 5 years ago, I heard about apple flavoured Horse semen shots being served in a pub in Wellington, New Zealand. Though I was extremely curious about this stuff, I was not crazy enough to drive down to

First Wort Hopping

First wort hopping, or FWH is an old process where a brewer adds a large amount of his finishing hops to the kettle during the transfer from the mash tun. As the kettle fills with hot wort, the hops steep and release all the important oils and resins.

Hangovers!

Hangovers suck! So another year gone by, and a lot more beer has been polished off. Here’s wishing you all a wonderful 2016 full of hops and malts and all things grog. With the holiday season at an end, I’m sure that most of you, just like me, woke up many times these past 2 weeks with […]

What is Hops?

Hops are the female flower clusters or seed cones of the hop vine Humulus lupulus, which are used as a flavouring and preservative agent in nearly all beer made today. They have been used for medicinal and food flavouring purposes since ancient times; by the 7th century in Carolingian monasteries in what is now Germany, […]

Beer & Beer Brewing Quotes

Some interesting Beer & beer brewing quotes, starting with my favorites 1. You’re all wanking sissies if you even think about using a grain mill, teeth, or ball-peen hammer. A real brewer uses 17 vestal virgins stomping on the grain in a large wooden vat. And yeast is for losers. True brewers just dip one […]

What is Home Brewing

A small scale setup at home to make beer for personal use is considered home brewing. With more and more people trying out the craft brews at Brew pubs in India today, a lot of folks are interested in brewing their own beer at home. Beer has been brewed at home for thousands of years. […]