American Pale Ale

Brewing to style is a crucial aspect of homebrewing that can help you master the craft and produce consistently great beer. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced homebrewer, following a specific style guideline can provide a clear roadmap for…

5L mini keg

In the previous 5-litre mini keg guide we covered the main euqipment you’d need to get set up. Now we’ll look at two options for the gas for mobile kegging. For avid homebrewers, the quest for the perfect gas system…

5-litre mini kegs

Picture this: it’s a crisp evening in the heart of the UK, and you’re eagerly awaiting the moment when you can crack open a cold, refreshing beer you brewed yourself. You’ve invested time, passion, and creativity into your homebrew, but…

Air Fryer Crispy Salted Corn: Quick & Easy Beer Snack

Having recently joined the air fryer craze, I thought I’d have a go at making some beer snacks to enjoy with my homebrew American pale ale. Cooking them in the air fryer may also mean they are a little healthier…

Best Amazon Prime Day Brewing Deals

Homebrewers, rejoice! Amazon Prime Day is here, and that means there are some killer deals on brewing gear. Whether you’re a beginner just starting out or a seasoned pro looking to upgrade your equipment, you’re sure to find something you…

Beer Advent calendar

It’s that time of year again, nights are very much drawing in, the fireworks are all done, I’m a celebrity has started and we’re heading towards Christmas. The long trudge of November does have a light at the end though…

Build a Pallet Welly Rack

Building work on the house during covid was somewhat stressful and has meant I’ve not been able to brew for almost 2 years (soon to be rectified). It did however leave me with lots of pallets to make things out…

Online lockdown beer

Whilst we’re on lockdown you may be wondering where to buy a good supply of craft beer to keep you going. Fear not, there’s plenty of online beershops operating during the lockdown, with many delivering to your door so you…

How to Build a Wort Chiller

Since I started all grain brewing I’ve  always used the ‘no chill’ method of cooling my worth after boiling. This involved simply filling a plastic jerry can with the hot wort and letting it cool overnight before pitching the yeast….

California Stout

For the 2nd meeting of the Hertford Beer and Brewers group (HBAB) it was decided we should all have a go at brewing a dark beer (since it was still winter). I’d brewed a porter last year, which I’m yet…