Monthly Archives: August 2014

Leffe Belgian Blonde Ale

This will likely be our next project, after the mead. Ingredients: 8.75 lbs Belgian Pilsner Malt 0.25 lb Briess Caramel 10 0.5 oz Hersbrucker (60 mins) 1.0 oz Saaz (45 mins) 1.0 lb light brown soft candi sugar (15 mins) … Continue reading

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Traitor Pale Ale

For reasons best left unexplained, we’re going to call this recipe ‘Traitor Pale Ale’. This is most definitely an English pale ale, so maybe we could have named it Guy Fawkes or Kim Philby instead. Whatever… good riddance to bad … Continue reading

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Brew Your Own British Real Ale

I don’t know where to start with my review of this book. I originally bough this book about 10 years ago thinking it would have all these great recipes I could try. But every time I go to it I … Continue reading

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Ordinary Bitter

A very basic recipe for British bitter. I would be hard-pressed to make a recipe this simple without fiddling with it somehow (i.e. adding in biscuit malt, mixing two different types of crystal malt, etc.) 6.6 lbs 2-row malt 1.13 … Continue reading

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Bateman’s Victory Ale

A recipe that I first made many years ago, and is posted here for posterity and easy reference. It is produced by George Batemans & Son in Lincolnshire, UK. Reviews on RateBeer and BeerAdvocate. Interestingly enough, the description on their … Continue reading

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