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Leffe Blonde

We’ve tried this a few times but have never been successful at cloning it. I’m not sure we’ve ever used this yeast though. Ingredients: 8.75 lbs Belgian Pilsner Malt 0.25 lb Briess Caramel 10 0.5 oz Hersbrucker (60 mins) 1.0 … Continue reading

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Perlick Faucet – Parts Assembly Diagram

I wish I had taken a look at this diagram before I started putting all the parts back together incorrectly and had foamy beer shooting out the front of my fridge. Next time, take a very close look at how … Continue reading

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Hop Boiling Times in Minutes

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Arkell’s 3B

6 US gallons / 23 litres 7.75 lbs / 3.5 kg Maris Otter 1.3 lb / 590 g 60L Crystal Malt 3 oz / 90 g white sugar 24 g Fuggles @ 4.8% aa – 90 mins 48 g EKG @ 5.5% aa – 90 mins 12 … Continue reading

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Anchor Steam

5 US gallons / 19 litres 9 lbs / 4.1 kg German Pilsner malt 1 lb / 0.45 kg Crystal 40L 0.5 lb / 227 g special roast 1 oz / 28 g Northern Brewer @ 7.4% – 60 mins … Continue reading

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24 Great Blogs Homebrewers Should Follow

Why the hell is Shepody not here?!? 24 Great Blogs Homebrewers Should Follow

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Time to brew again

The last few beers have been a little disappointing. Times to make some tried-and-true favourites again. Probably Tetley’s and a dark mild ale.

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Looks like we may be brewing this weekend…

Sorry for no updates in the past 7 weeks or so. But it looks like we may be brewing this weekend, and if so it’ll be that 1945 Tetley’s recipe. I just have to remember how to make that brewing … Continue reading

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Next brew – what will it be?

We’re probably brewing this weekend, but am unsure about what recipe to make. It may very well be the English Dark Mild that went over so well this past summer. Stay tuned for further details.

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Great resources regarding sparging

For the record, we use batch sparging at Shepody Brewery. Our efficiency is somewhat on the low side. The last few batches have been around 60% or so. The Mike’s Mila Ale should have come out at 1.038 but was … Continue reading

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