September 2012

Bulk Priming

Bulk Priming Recently I primed a few bottles with dextrose which made me realize why I have been bulk priming for years. The dextrose not wanting to come out of the little red measurer then spilling onto the outside of the bottle and everywhere else. Uneven amounts going into each bottle. The time and trouble […]

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Mel Robson

HALL OF FAME Tim Baker meets the man who healped launch the careers of some of the brewers we,ve come to know and respect. MEL ROBSON Back in the day: The Beer Hunter Michael Jackson (front centre), Paul Mercurio (front left), Dave Edney (2nd row, 3rd from left), Willie Simpson (2nd row, far right), Rob

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Womans Health and Beer

Womans Health and Beer

United Kingdom researchers have discovered that beer is good for women a glass of beer could help older women guard against osteoporosis. They have found that beer is a good source of silicon which is necessary for the formation of new bone. Professor Jonathon Powell of Cambridge University says that Pre-menopausal women would benefit from

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Home Brew Retailers Australia

Home Brew Retailers Australia QUEENSLAND BRISBANE Home Brew Retailers Annerley Homebrew 428 Ipswich Road Annerley QLD 4103 Beaudesert Home Brew Supplies 3/15 Williams Street Beaudesert QLD 4285 Brewcraft Chermside 18 Corrie Street Chermside QLD 4032 Brewers Choice Browns Plains Shop 25/3280 Beaudesert Road Browns Plains QLD 4118 Brewers Choice Chapel Hill cnr Moordale & Moggill

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Amarillo Hop Pellets

Amarillo Hop Pellets BREWING QUALITY Amarillo Hop Pellets is a relatively new American hop variety that has been described as “super Cascade.” The bitterness is between 8 and 11%, making Amarillo a good hop for flavor and aroma additions. The flavor profile is very citrusy, especially leaning toward a distinct orange flavor and aroma. Amarillo

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