Posts Categorized: Grainfather

My friend Evelyn is from Malaysia, where this 7% roasty monster is considered a delicate, healthy ladies drink! Pre-Boil Gravity: 1.064 SG Original Gravity: 1.069 SG Final Gravity: 1.016 SG ABV: 7.0% IBU: 40.0 IBU Colour: 60 EBC BU:GU Ratio: 0.6 Mash water: 22L Sparge water: 12.5L Grain (total: 4.9kg): UK Maris Otter – 6 kg (85.2 %)…

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Port Hills Mild Ale

The grist for this beer came from my stuff-up at a home-brew store where I work. I was measuring grain for a customer and mis-measured. I couldn’t sell the grain to the customer so I was given the grain to brew with. I have no idea what the original plans for the grain were, but I…

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Mower Lager

A very malty and refreshing German lager. Crisp and with a little malt sweetness. This recipe worked well. The White Labs WLP838 Southern German Lager Yeast gave the beer a really authentic flavour and let the malt shine through. I’ll definitely be brewing this again! Pre-Boil Gravity: 1.052 SG Original Gravity: 1.056 SG Final Gravity: 1.015…

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I have been eager to try a more flavourful and interesting version of a New Zealand Draught. This is a style unique to New Zealand and commercial examples include beers like Speights, Tui, DB Draught and any number of other versions. The beers often carry historic labels that identify them as ales (or in the case…

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