I've gone back to an electric brew system again after using gas for a year or so, but my wife wants the kitchen back & making food when mealtimes cross my brew time just makes the brewday even longer.
My first brew in the new house in Cockermouth & our kitchen is still too small to do anything else when brewing is occurring. Encouragingly the hob here doesn't have a toast rack annoyingly over it preventing large brewing vessels being placed on it & god-knows what bugs raining down from it.
Having moved from Manchester to Cumbria in the spring, I had to dig up my 3 year old Cascade hop bine - which by now was giving me more hops than I could brew with. It's lived all summer in a large plastic bucket & I built a bamboo structure around it to support the growing limbs. Obviously the roots were pretty hacked up & it didn't have quite the same v
Having seen on Twitter that @Not_that_jamie had excess Mosaic hops I was right up to Beermoth in Manchester city centre to collect some. It was my second trip the 7 miles or so nor
Perhaps my favourite beer brewed last year was Ice Pig, brewed with dried jasmine flowers & loads of Citra hops. I've dialled down the Citra a little on this one & reduced the a
23/03/14. My 28nd homebrew, Al Be Damned as I start an AL series of beers.