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 […]
The Flying Dodo Brewing Company is the only one of it’s kind in Mauritius. Beer lovers in the country were restricted to the commercially brewed Phoenix brand of beers until Oscar Olsen, The Beer Hunter,
In this article I’m going to talk about a typical extract brewing brewday using un-hopped malt extract, hops, and yeast. It is the simplest form of home brewing, and can be done with minimal equipment and experience.
These are the basic ingredients for novice home brewers. Once you gain an understanding for these and use them in a few brews, it’ll be time to step up to Partial extract brewing.
We have all come across various brewing terms that have stumped us at some point or the other. Here is a list of terms most generally used along with their description.
If you guys have been following my posts, you will know that I am firm believer in drinking beer out of the correct glass for a particular style, so I was thrilled when I came across the Pretentious Beer Glass Company
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, 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 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 […]
Have a Merry Christmas everybody. I got my day sorted thanks to Santa’s visit last night.
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, […]
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 […]
This is the recipe for an All Grain Weizenbock that I brewed last week. 4 kg – Wheat Malt 2 kg – Caramel 1 kg – Munich Malt 0.75 kg – Pilsner (2 Row) 31.1 gm – Perle Hops 30.6 gm – Liberty Hops 0.25 tsp – Irish Moss 2 pkg – Safbrew Wheat WB-06
Well, this weekend was dedicated to Toit. Added my notes to the Beer section. The link is below if you’re feeling too lazy to go through the drop down menu :p Toit’s beers
Beer making is a very simple process though a lot of new brewers tend to get put off or scared away by the multitude of terms used. I hope that this post will help to explain in simple words hows our favorite beverage is produced.
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. […]