I discovered a homebrew shop in St Helens today whilst at work & had to pop in to check it out.
On this page I will attempt to walk through an American Pale Ale recipe for someone used to brewing, but going all grain for the first time. The result should be a pale, dry, hoppy ale not too dissimilar to Sierra Nevada Pale Ale.
One of the best beers I ever brewed was a lager a few years ago, brewed during cold weather. I fermented it in a conservatory with the heating set low (about 12°C), then turned down further to frost protect (about 5°C) whilst the bottled beer lagered.
I had a fair amount of hops left over from other beers & some jasmine flowers brought in after my previous jasmine beers were so good. Hopefully this is the last beer brewed before
Cider is quite a bit easier to make from scratch than beer – there’s no heating of water (that’s why it was the first booze brewed b
18/01/14. 2nd brew of the day. My 27nd homebrew, Reverse Starboard-er "Reverse Starboard" = Port with a -er
18/08/13. My 22nd homebrew.
28/07/13. My 21st homebrew and for 21 it's called coming of age
11/07/13. My 20th homebrew, Seaham CCC due to the hops used.
27/05/13. My 19th homebrew, AL-E³ as the 3rd incarnation of the AL-E brand (Amarillo hops).