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My first cask conditioned real ale

My friends Charlie and Veronica are off overseas and had a party to farewell friends. Knowing Charlie is a big fan of cask conditioned real ale I offered to do a brew for the party that would be suitable to … Continue reading

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2011 NZ National Home Brew Competition – Judging Day

This weekend past was the judging of the New Zealand National Homebrew Competition as organised by SOBA .¬†http://nhc.soba.org.nz/ There were over 400 beers entered in the multitude of categories, which the organisers managed to collate and organise. I went along … Continue reading

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Yeastie Stu likes my beer PKB 2011 Remix – Weetbix

Over here I talked about brewing the Yeastie Boys Pot Kettle Black 2011 Remix (Weemix). I sent Stu of Yeastie Boys a rigger of the brew I did of his recipe and this is what he thought¬†http://lockerz.com/s/151463825 “Drinking “Weetbix” a … Continue reading

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Hop monsters for hop heads – late hop additions to give big hop flavour and aroma

The key to getting big hop aroma and flavour in your beer is putting in large additions of late hops. Done right you will get a huge smooth hop character to your beer. There is quite a difference between the … Continue reading

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Taste notes – Caspa

Thought I should chuck some tasting notes up for some of my beers. More as a record that I can go back to in the future when trying to remember specific characteristics. Tasted 18.10.2011 – Bottled 18.09.2011 New Zealand Pale … Continue reading

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Key factors to making great beer at home

I feel like there is quite a funny reaction when you mention that you home brew beer. The words “Home Brew” seem to be automatically associated with some nasty tasting alcoholic substance that people tried years ago. Most likely brewed … 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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