Fermentation- Controlling your temperature

Fermentation can be a tedious and difficult step in the brewing process for new brewers, and even for the experienced. With a summer in Australia that's breaking heat records, brewers all over the country have concerns for there precious freshly brewed batches, I've seen it all over social media. Perhaps this may be too late … Continue reading Fermentation- Controlling your temperature

Russian Imperial Stout 5L Recipe

Russian Imperial Stout have become one of, if not my favorite beer. Back in 1600's, Peter the Great fell in love with stout on a trip to England, and is thought to be the first to insist the import of stout from England to Russia. Much to the embarrassment of the English the stout spoiled … Continue reading Russian Imperial Stout 5L Recipe

Tasting the Pond Ripple Pale Ale from the Brew Day Video & A little bit about kegging

Tasting the Pond Ripple Pale Ale.. I have to admit, I was a tad concerned. All those Star San bubbles, the mash dropping a couple of degrees, then missing out by 4 degrees with the mash out, as well as it only being my second time kegging. I was not only relieved, but quite proud … Continue reading Tasting the Pond Ripple Pale Ale from the Brew Day Video & A little bit about kegging

DRY HOPPING & STRESS FREE BOTTLING with the Pond Ripple Pale Ale from the Brew Day Video

DRY HOPPING Dry hopping is a fairly straight forward but decided to include it so you'll see the full process of the Pond Ripple Pale Ale. Dry hopping is generally done 3-5 days before bottling or kegging to add aroma to the beer. The Citra hops in this recipe will add aromas of citrus, grapefruit, … Continue reading DRY HOPPING & STRESS FREE BOTTLING with the Pond Ripple Pale Ale from the Brew Day Video

Let’s chill things out…. DIY- Aquarium Style Fermentation update

Before I start, I wanted to thank everyone that's been reading. I worked hard to get a few blogs out quickly, usually first draft and was published on the run. From here on in I'll publish one blog a week every Friday, so I can provide a blog thats consistent and well written. My most … Continue reading Let’s chill things out…. DIY- Aquarium Style Fermentation update

DIY- Aquarium Style Fermentation

Ok, I'm really excited to show you this one! My unit has no- heating, cooling or storage space... I searched for endless hours on fermentation control.. It seems the most common method for fermentation is using a fridge and heat belt/pad in tandom with a temperature contoller.....I don't have a second fridge, nor the space … Continue reading DIY- Aquarium Style Fermentation