Belgian Candi Sugar

Posted by November 25, 2012

ESB Brewing Supplies and The Brew shop now have Belgian Candi Sugar, both Light and Dark verities in Stock This is the large crystal variety which is refined from sugar beet and is made in Belgium for their high gravity beers such as dubbel and tripel. It is used manly to boost the alcohol content without adding extra body to the beer, and without forcing…

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Turbo 500 Reflux Still

Posted by November 21, 2012

Turbo 500 Reflux Still Christmas Special Turbo 500 Reflux Still at  great special price of $599.00. This special will only be available November and December  2012   More information

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No Rinse Steriliser

Posted by November 21, 2012

No Rinse Steriliser now comes in 250g size Copper Tun No Rinse Steriliser now comes in a 250g bottle a more practice size that the one use sachets currently available.  Making it more convenient for the committed brewer, there is enough for 10 uses. Effectively sterilises everything you use for brewing, wine making and distilling. This products recommended retail is $5.90

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Black Sambuka

Posted by November 21, 2012

Black Sambuka Recipe Improvement by Still Spirits Still Spirits have made improvements to the flavour of their  Top Shelf Black Sambuca. The new version is fresher, and more zingy while maintaining the rich licorice and aniseed flavours. It Recommended retail price remains at only $8.50

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December issue of Brew Your Own

Posted by November 19, 2012

December issue of Brew Your Own December issue feature stories includes: -Celebrating Sierra Nevada -Strong Ales -Steampunk Brewing System -Tesgüino: An Ancient Mexican Beer -Filtering Homebrew   Departments section includes: -Tips From the Pros: Sweet Stouts -Style Profile: Sweet Stouts -Techniques: Oak-Aged Homebrews -Advanced Brewing: Oxidation -Projects: Beer Dispensing Tower

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Plastic Liqueur Bottles

Posted by November 18, 2012

Plastic Liqueur Bottles an addition to the Still Spirits Range of products NEW PRODUCT:      750ml Plastic Liqueur Bottles We now have 750ml Plastic Liqueur Bottles available to purchase. These are ideal for Icon Liqueurs (as they require a 750ml bottle for mixing). The Recommended retail price is $2.65  

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Finest Round Hefeweizen

Posted by November 17, 2012

Finest Round Hefeweizen The Finest Round range of beer kits are made and distributed by ES Brewing, and have achieved quite a following in the homebrew community. This Hefeweizen is the latest in the range for me to review and I’m sure it will soon develop a cult following of it’s own. As with the others; making it is dead easy. Pour in the kit,…

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Andrew Robson like his father Mel, founder of ESB Brewing has become Head Brewer at The Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel   Like Father Like Son You could say that the head brewer at the Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel, Andrew Robson, has beer in his genes. His father, Mel Robson, was a home-brew mentor and friend to many – myself included – who started mash or…

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ESB Brewing and The Brew Shop have introduced a new freight system for sending Hop orders. Freight and Hops from ESB Brewing and The Brew Shop The long and short of it is ESB Brewing and The Brew Shop charges for only the first 100g hop pouch and all subsequent pouches are free that is any amount any weight all for $8.80 for the first…

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Is my beer fermenting?

Posted by November 6, 2012

Is my beer fermenting? How do I know when or if my beer is fermenting? Sometimes it is extremely difficult to determine if your brew has been fermenting or has even started fermenting at all. After pitching your yeast, fermentation will typically take about 6 to 18 hours to start depending on the age of the yeast or if you have made a yeast starter…

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