Although I was overseas this year or Anzac Day i have finally got around to brewing my 2012 Anzac Ale and will keg it in a few days. I ended up brewing a double batch which will be split with Fiona next door and it was only the second on the new system and first double. As a… Read More »
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 »
After reading many a good word on the Aussiehomebrewer forum I decided it was high time I followed through and brewed up Ross’s (from Craftbrewer) Nelson Sauvin Summer Ale as this years first brew.
I thought I would write up a little about ‘my brewery’. Now obviously this is my hobby and not a commercial brewery but quite often in the homebrewing world we name our breweries for fun, and, well, at the end of the day we are doing just what the commercial guys do – just on a smaller scale.… Read More »
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 »
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.
This years Anzac Ale is finishing fermenting and will be kegged shortly ready for consumption on the day!
I’ve changed the recipe slightly this year by bittering with POR and hopping for flavour and aroma with only NZ Nelson Sauvin.