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Friday 21 May 2021
by Wulf
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Spring Trap

The way we discovered the rat invasion I wrote about earlier this month was when Jane opened the draw where I kept my brewing malt. It was a big pack, only partially broken into at one end, and, now that … Continue reading

Thursday 11 February 2021
by Wulf
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How Much Does Homebrew Cost?

What are the reasons for brewing at home? There are many and varied possibilities, such as making exactly what you want to drink, the fascination of this melding of art and science and the chance to show off at competitions. … Continue reading

Wednesday 10 February 2021
by Wulf
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26/- Bottled

I think my 26 shilling brew has probably been ready to bottle since the weekend but I managed to get the job done today. The gravity had dropped from 1.043 to 1.006, so the ABV is about 4.9% and a … Continue reading

Friday 29 January 2021
by Wulf
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I’ve got my first brew of 2021 going. It’s based on Belhaven 80/-, which I first tried making in 2017 (Red Shilling). I seem to recall that was a decent brew but didn’t make much in the way of tasting … Continue reading

Thursday 24 December 2020
by Wulf
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The Little Owl Brew

Tomorrow is Christmas Day but Christmas Eve is an opportunity to do some tidying up and catching up. I’ve found a home for the TV / monitor that came free with the house (unwanted by us but it means a … Continue reading

Thursday 19 November 2020
by Wulf
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Tawny Owl

Brewing again! I decided to do another run of the Cotleigh Barn Owl recipe I used for my Little Owl brew with the difference of using another of the yeasts I got from Crossmyloof (BeĆ²ir). That advertises use for Scottish … Continue reading

Monday 9 November 2020
by Wulf
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Little Owl

I checked the gravity on my Little Owl brew last night and it had dropped lower than I expected (1.005 compared to the target of 1.011 – hungry stuff that yeast). The reading was the same today so into the … Continue reading