Category Archives: Beer and Brewing

Next Brew: English Bitter

With the last drops of my Anzac Ale poured a few days ago it’s almost time to brew again, this time I am designing and brewing an English Bitter. I’m after a ‘house ale’ that I can keep on tap and enjoy more often and it’s quite possible an English Bitter will fill those needs. I’m basing this… Read More »

Radio Show Podcasts Styles

In today’s class (Radio) we listened to different styles of radio shows. While two were similar to a traditional interview style albeit in a more conversational, friendly and relaxed demeanor the third style really intrigued me. We’ve listened to them in a previous lesson and since then I have actually subscribed to their podcast but once again I… Read More »

Fizzy Water!

Here is a (very) quick label I did up for my ‘fizzy water’ tap on the keezer. I previously had cola on tap but this way we can mix it with any cordial or juice base we want at the time.

POR makes a break for it!

With the warmer weather my POR hops decided to check it out and have broken the surface. There are three bines starting to show, only about 2. There are no signs yet from the other two (Chinook and Tettnang) but it shouldn’t be long.

I Pee Aye! IPA

Brewed up my first IPA today called ‘I Pee Aye!’ with the assistance once again of Fiona. It’s an American IPA, recipe is below if you want to take a look. Smelt great, should taste great as well, looking forward to it. Did up some tap art work tonight for once it is kegged and ready to drink,… Read More »

Recipe: I Pee Aye (IPA)

Next brew day is on Saturday and I will be brewing for the first time an IPA named ‘I Pee Aye’. The recipe is below, should be nice! BeerSmith Recipe Printout – http://www.beersmith.com Recipe: I Pee Aye Brewer: Nick Asst Brewer: Fiona Style: American IPA TYPE: All Grain Taste: (35.0) Recipe Specifications ————————– Batch Size (fermenter): 25.00 l    … Read More »

Choc Coffee Porter

Saturday all things going well will see my first brew day since the relocation to Canberra.

As I currently have Convict and Anzac Ale on tap I thought I’d better get a dark one back on ASAP, so I will be brewing my Choc Coffee Porter II.
Similar to the first recipe except more chocolate and coffee! Check out the recipe below.