Don’t underestimate your ability to brew near commercial quality ale. As a leading brewery in London, Fuller’s list the exact ingredients on their website. It wasn’t too difficult to use this information to clone a small batch of ESB. Plus, … Continue reading Cloning Fuller’s ESB ale
I honestly can’t recall why I decided to start home brewing. If people ask (as they often do after that quizzical confused stare) then the first response tends to be around the cost savings. Not that it’s an issue in … Continue reading Why bother home brewing beer?
Well, the patience has paid off. After fermenting for 11 days the St Peter’s Ruby Red Ale is ready for bottling. The FG was 1012, below the 1014 required by the instructions and should result in an ale of about … Continue reading Bottling St Peter’s Ruby Red Ale
I’ve done some maths. Now that the St Peter’s Ruby Ale is carbonating away in bottles, if I brew a second batch with a fermentation time of two weeks, I should get a beer pipeline going. So I chose a Coopers English … Continue reading Brewing a Coopers English Bitter