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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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Caspa2 – NZ Pale Ale tweak

A rebrew of the NZPA that I have done previously with NZ Cascade, Nelson Sauvin and Pacifica hops (CAscade,┬áSauvin,┬áPacifica). Added a bit more darker crystal malt for a little more body and malt flavour. Have upped the ratio of Sauvin … 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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