Beer of the Moment: Bridge Road Chevalier Saison

Bridge Road SaisonI have previously talked about how much I love Saisons and farmhouse ales in general. Whether its the dry taste, the complex yeast derived flavours, or just the simple joy of being able to pronounce something most people stuff up, Saisons are right up my alley. Read More


The ‘How to All Grain Homebrew Series’: #4 Cooling


This week’s post should be a lot shorter and easier to follow then previous posts on ‘mashing’, ‘sparging’ and ‘The Boil’. If you haven’t checked out those posts I encourage you to go back and have a look at them otherwise this post probably won’t make a whole lot of sense. Read More

Book Review (kind of): BYO Magazine


I always knew I would be into homebrewing, the question for me really was when.

In my late teens/early 20’s I started doing some basic ‘kit and kilo’ brewing. I worked at a supermarket and would usually mark down the ‘damaged’ tins in order to feed my hefty university beer requirements. The beer was truly horrible but at a time when money was scarce, my friends and I were just happy to have something to drink which didn’t cost the entirety of our meagre incomes. Read More