Homebrew

Yeast Starter

Yesterday I started making a massive starter for my first brew of the year. I essentially followed the instructions in this link (but used liquid extract instead) –¬†Midwest Supplies 3 (454g) jars of malt extract (1 unit DME => 1.25 units Liquid Extract). 1 teaspoon of yeast nutrient. 4 Litres Read more…

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Homebrew

Beersmith on Ubuntu

Sorry if I am late to the party, but I was musing on whether I could run my copy of Beersmith 2 on Ubuntu with Wine and took another look at the download page. There’s an Ubuntu version, brilliant! Download BeerSmith™ 2.3 Desktop  

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Hackney

Castle Cinema now open

It’s great to see that the Castle Cinema in Hackney is now open after restoration. Well done to everyone who pulled together to make this happen via Kickstarter. We’re really looking forwards to going along. https://thecastlecinema.com/#whats-on  

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Homebrew

Adult Yeasts for Big Beers

In order to use up my remaining pilsner & caramel malts as well as a selection of hops I have from my last brewing sessions, I’ve ordered WLP099 and WLP575 from the lovely people at Hop and Grape The plan is to make a massive starter and kick off with Read more…

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