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Home Brewing

Other Equipment to use in Brewing

Today I thought I’d go through the other equipment to use in brewing. These items you may already have in the kitchen, but if not, I’ll include links to where you can pick them up.  Digital Kitchen Scales Brewing involves a lot of measuring of ingredients. Whether it is hops or grain or other adjuncts. […]

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Cleanliness is Godliness and Godliness is beer

You speak to any head brewer at any brewery all around the world and they will tell you the same. Most of their job is cleaning. Cleaning and sanitising equipment before brewing and cleaning and sanitising equipment after they’ve brewed. Cleaning and sanitising fermenters, bottles, canning lines, kegs – everything that beer is going to […]

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Basics to get started in brewing beer

Anyone, on any budget, can get started in brewing beer. From kit and kilo setups and beer brewing starter kits, through to professional setups. Starting off on a hobby of home brewing is easier than ever. Below is some popular startup gear to get you going in creating that very first batch of delicious beer. […]

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21 Common Off Flavours in Home Brewing

I remember my first attempt at homebrew. It was an IPA. It tasted like garbage but I drank it because I made it and I didn’t want to tip it out. I also spent a lot of time researching what could have gone wrong. Understanding the off flavour is the main key. From there you […]

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Benefits of Brewing Your Own Beer

How good is beer! You know what’s better than beer? Brewing your own beer. Don’t tell me you’ve never sat at a pub drinking a nice cold beer and thought about what it would be like to run a brewery. Beer on tap, all day, every day. Well, you may not own a brewery but […]

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Home Brewing

Glossary of Brew Terms

Welcome to the wonderful world of brewing! We have compiled this glossary to help you get a better understanding of common brewing terms Acetaldehyde This volatile compound has the taste and aroma of fresh-cut green apples. It is normally reduced to ethanol by yeast during the secondary fermentation, but oxidation of the finished beer may reverse […]

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Pub Crawl Routes

North Park Brewery Crawl, San Diego, California USA: 2.4km (30 mins)

Crawls are generally walkable. Kept to a maximum of 7 locations. Where the distance to the next location is greater than 15min, I’d suggest taking a roadie or uber/cab. There’s no shortage of breweries in San Diego. There’s only about 300! North Park is becoming a hub for breweries in San Diego. This pub crawl […]