Monthly Archives: August 2006

Big hop cones!!

  This is a rather large Cascade cone from the plant growing over the shed. Lots of yummy smelling lupulin!!

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Cheap Counterpressure Bottle Filler

One of the few downsides about kegging is that it’s rather difficult to take 19 litres of beer in a stainless steel tank over to a friend’s house to share with him. If you’ve got to take along the CO2 … Continue reading

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My shed is getting crushed by hops!!

Cascade hops that have taken over the front of the shed. As you can imagine, it is often difficult to get the shed door open and closed. Hopefully they’ll have a lot of lupulin!!

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Old Ale

I’m thinking of brewing an Old Ale recipe. Haven’t settled on the exact specs yet, but it’ll be a British style ale, quite dark, moderately hopped, and the grain bill will have two row, crystal and chocolate malt. Here is … Continue reading

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