Category Archives: Beer

Home made hooch

And so we turn our attention again to the subject of booze. With nature’s bounty all around us, the bushes heavy with soft fruits, it seems an approproate time to dust off the brewer’s log from 1990’s, A period which … Continue reading

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Happy hops

Aahh that first mouthful of beer. The noseful of floral aroma, the thirst quenching citrus edge, the bitter finish. All produced by the flower of the vine Humulus lupulus. The hop. Hops have been widely used in beer for many … Continue reading

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Keeping your beer clear

The last stage in producing a cask conditioned beer is the addition of a fining agent to clarify the beer. The most commonly used is Isinglass. This was traditionally produced from the swim bladder of the sturgeon. It is of … Continue reading

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Beer

Beer is great isn’t it? And let’s be clear about this when i say beer i don’t mean that carbonated piss they squirt out of fancy pipes in most pubs. If you’re the kind of person who reckons preferring Stella … Continue reading

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