New brew – “Krispy Stout”
Sep30

New brew – “Krispy Stout”

I’ve been busy and have brewed up another beer – Krispy Stout this time, and it’s in the fermenter bubbling away as we speak. You can click on the image below to see the recipe – ignore the bitterness figure though – it seems not to be working correctly!  I used both pale chololate malt and roasted barley to get the flavours and colour of a stout – using a bit of spare crystal malt just to add to...

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Cooling my wort – brewing tips
Jun27

Cooling my wort – brewing tips

While I’ve stopped brewing for now as it’s the heat of summer and I’ve no way to keep temps down, I’ve noticed a few people coming to my site looking for tips/facts on home brewing.  While I don’t claim to be an expert at all!! (I’ve just ordered a couple of books from Amazon to help learn more), I’m happy to share anything I know/have found. [ book links; Homebrew Recipes for 150 Commercial...

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