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OG 8 – The Landlord

After losing the SBH and having a big barbecue, stocks have been looking low. Originaly I’d planned a parti-gyle for the end of this cycle of brewing, but being short of a best I decided a lower risk strategy was … Continue reading

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Supermassive Black Hole – The collapse

Losing beer is always a tragedy, but to lose it all over the kitchen floor because your keg has cracked is particularly crushing. Suffice to say I don’t think I’ll be buying another King Keg. Shame really, as the brew … Continue reading

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Weekend Brewing – OG 7 – Supermassive Black Hole

The second day of brewing got me to the brew I’d had planned. Originally I’d sketched out an IPA for this slot in the schedule, but that ended up becoming the King in Yellow for G. This also left me … Continue reading

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Weekend Brewing – Malt Miller Extract

This last weekend ended up involving quite a bit of brewing. In a recent email to the oxford brewers mailing list Rob the Malt Miller sent out a request for people to test some new malt extract, having volunteered a … Continue reading

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Guest Brew – King In Yellow

Over the last year or so plenty of people have helped me drink my beer, but to date no-one’s got involved in the actual brewing. I have, however offered various friends access to the brewery and today G took up … Continue reading

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Main Sequence results

After the fun and games boiling this brew the ferment proved to be uneventful, if rapid. The main ferment was all done in a week, though it rested for another till I had time to deal with it. The FG … Continue reading

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All Grain 6 – Spitfire-ish

I’m rather partial to a pint of Shepherd Neame’s Spitfire, so it seems like a reasonable isea to try and clone it. There are a couple of recipes around on the internet, so I pretty much just swiped one of … Continue reading

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Pulsar ferment

This brew continues to educate. For the first time ever I came down the morning after pitching yeast to find the brew doing nothing! Slight panic then ensued, but not to worry, by mid afternoon the yeast had woken and … Continue reading

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Past Brews – All Grain 4: Stellar Nova Enkel

So to the fourth and final part of my recap of old brews. This one isn’t that old, I only bottled it last week, so it’s a bit early to say if it’s turned out as planned. I have a … Continue reading

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Past Brews – All Grain 3: Camerons Strongarm Clone

Since deciding I wanted to have a go at all grain brewing I have acquired several books, and been kindly gifted a couple more. My most recent purchase was Graham Wheeler’s How to Brew Your Own British Beer. My next … Continue reading

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