Monthly Archives: February 2017

La Fin du Monde

This Canadian beer from Unibroue is basically a Belgian tripel. It’s a strong beer at 9% abv, and is yeasty, estery and absolutely delicious. La Fin du Monde has earned more medals and awards, including some of the world’s highest honors, than … Continue reading

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Leffe Blonde

The Leffe monastery was founded in 1152, and the monks started brewing beer in 1240, so there’s a long history here of good beer. Leffe Blonde is probably our most favourite beer, yet we’ve never been even remotely successful at cloning … Continue reading

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Morland Old Speckled Hen

Full malt, a good dose of hops – a fine example of British bitter. 6 US gallons / 23 litres 8.3 lbs / 3.78 kg British pale malt 1.25 lbs / 570 g granulated white sugar 13 oz / 370 … Continue reading

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Gale’s Festival Mild

A strong, dark mild ale. Sweet and fruity aroma. 6 US gallons / 23 litres 4.5 kg / 10 lbs British pale malt 10 oz / 280 g black malt 9.5 oz / 270 g granulated white sugar 5.6 oz … Continue reading

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Tetley’s Mild

A proper drinking beer, as opposed to a staring at and sipping beer. Very quaffable! 23 litres/6 US gallons 7.3 lbs / 3.23 kg Maris Otter 1.1 lbs / 500g flaked barley 1.2 lbs / 560g liquid invert No.2 1 … Continue reading

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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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Brand Up

A fine Dutch lager from the Brand brewery, Wijlre, Netherlands. 23 litres / 6 US gallons 5.2 kg / 11.3 lbs pale malt 1.0 oz Saaz (60 mins) 0.7 oz Hallertau (60 mins) 0.9 oz Tettnang (60 mins) 1 tsp … Continue reading

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