Category Archives: Beer and Brewing

Mead Making

By | April 9, 2012

Finally got around to putting a mead on today. Decided to try out the JAO mead which I found on Aussiehomebrewer, I’ve also quoted the article below. I guess we’ll see in a minimum of two months what it’s like.   For a 5 litre demijohn ——————————- 1.6kg honey (never boiled or lose the taste and aromas) (if… Read More »

Yeast Starters

By | January 13, 2012

Here’s a photo of two yeast starters I have done up for the recent double batch brew day I had. The yeast which was re-cultured from a slant (age unknown, but most likely around 18 months) is a White Labs WLP029 German Ale/Kolsch and should compliment the ‘Almost an Alt’ recipe which is awaiting fermentation sitting in cubes… Read More »

Next Brew: English Bitter

By | November 14, 2011

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

By | October 28, 2011

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 »