12 Sep 13

Yorkshire Terrier bitter

It’s been such a long time since there’s been a brew on in the keg and now that we’ve got all that moving house stuff out the way last weekend was a great time to start a new beer.

So far as amateur brewers we’ve had mixed successes with the St Peter’s kit being my favourite with a lovely well rounded flavour and the Milestone Raspberry beer being the worst with its horrible synthetic flavouring! In fact the flavouring was so bad it’s really put me off brewing any more fruit based beers.

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8 May 12

Milestone Raspberry Wheat Beer

It’s been a few weeks since the last of the beer was drained from the pressure barrel and its about time for a new beer to get started in the tank. This time it’s a fruity wheat beer, I love fruit flavoured beers particularly Kriek – I’m hoping that that’ll be my next kit after this!
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9 Jan 12

There’s something brewing

Home brew

Making home brew is something I’ve always wanted to try, I think I’ve wanted to understand more about the brewing process and become more ‘involved’. When I go down the pub I always prefer to drink real ale – my favourite being Fursty Ferret and Double Maxim.

For Christmas my boyfriend got me a brewing kit and so far its been quite a fascinating experience. From mixing it all in the fermentation tank to actually being able to taste the sweet to bitter flavour as it develops.
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