Monthly Archives: September 2011

Beer Evaluation – Learn to professionally taste your beer

I believe that if you want to improve your brewing, one of the most important things you can do is to learn to evaluate beer in a professional way. You need to learn to evaluate beer in a descriptive and … Continue reading

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Adding olive oil to your brew!!??!?

When I first heard about people adding olive oil to their brew I thought that someone was having a joke. Then I read a bit more about it! To summarise. Yeast need oxygen to reproduce, which is why we aerate … Continue reading

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Getting set up to brew your own tasty beer

There is a lot of information out there, and many different ways to brew. This is an account of how I got set up to brew. How to Brew by John Palmer is a great online resource to get you … Continue reading

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Weetbix – Brewing a Yeastie Boys PKB 2011 remix (Weemix)

Down the Brewery the other evening (the Cassels bar, not just out in my shed) I saw a label on one of the guest taps that I thought said “Weetbix”. I could not figure out why someone would name a … Continue reading

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Beer Serving Temperature Guide.

Good beer deserves to be served at the correct temperature! Stolen from here With all the different styles found in the world of beer, the question of serving temperature comes up fairly often. There are, however, very few absolute truths … Continue reading

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It’s alive! Where it all started.

A beer brewing blog… well now that might not sound terribly exciting, and to be quite frank unless you are a beer brewing geek, it just might not be terribly exciting. Anyway I wanted somewhere to jot down what I … Continue reading

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