Bittering Hops

 Bittering Hops The use of hops is for bittering. Bittering hops additions are boiled for 45-90 minutes to isomerize the alpha acids; the most common interval being one hour. Because of this, high alpha bittering hops varieties can be used to provide the bulk of the bitterness without hurting the taste of the beer. If […]

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Dual Purpose Hops

      VARIETY ALPHA ACID% ORIGIN ALTERNATIVE RECOMMENDED USE Boadicea 9-11 UK Sovereign Challenger Bitters Centennial 7-12 USA Green Bullet Cascade Columbus Chinook All US Ale styles, has been used with US Wheatbeers Challenger 6-9 UK NorthdownNorthern BrewerFirst Gold English style Ale, Porter, Stout, ESB, Bitter, BarleyWine, Brown Ales Chinook 11-15 USA Columbus Simcoe

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Beer Malt

Beer Malt The Chart below describes Castle Maltings wide range of base and specialty Beer malt which are of the highest quality, allowing you to brew every beer style from Pilsen, Ales, Stouts, Porters, Abbey beers and all the rest Belgian beer malts offer quality and performance specifications that are markedly  better than German British

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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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