Author: sarah
Sarah is an experienced home brewer, a qualified BJCP beer judge, organiser of the Welsh National Homebrew Competition and sometimes Brewtuber under her home brewery name, Daft Cat Brewing

London Competition 2017

Yesterday was the 2017 London And South East Craft Brewing Competition, one of the three major homebrewing events on the UK calendar. For the second year running I was there as a judge, and as an entrant. This competition is

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2017 May Ace lager – American Lager (1 B)

Download the Beersmith recipe file for 2017 May Ace lager Type: All Grain Batch Size: 20.00 l Boil Size: 25.99 l Boil Time: 60 min End of Boil Vol: 23.19 l Final Bottling Vol: 17.80 l Fermentation: Lager, Single Stage

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Homebrew Wednesday 3rd May 2017 – Busy Busy

Quick update on what’s going on here. Drinking California common. Fermenting a sweet stout, a dark mild and a grapefruit juice American pale ale

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Grapefruit Pale Ale 2017 – American Pale Ale (18 B)

Download the Beersmith recipe file for 2017 May Ace lager Type: All Grain Batch Size: 20.00 l Boil Size: 25.99 l Boil Time: 60 min End of Boil Vol: 23.19 l Final Bottling Vol: 17.80 l Fermentation: Ale, Single Stage

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Bringing a Brupaks / Bielmeier home brew boiler back to life

Recently my Brupaks boiler packed up in the middle of a brewday that got christened The Wurst Wheat due to the issues it caused. Here I strip the boiler down, test, service and clean it before giving it a hot

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Home Brew Update April 2017

Drinking the beer I brewed at The Malt MIller, The Welsh National homebrew competition, UK SMaSH off, what I’ve been brewing and what is coming up.

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Klarstein / Ace microbrewery review and overview

I show you around the Klarstein / Ace microbrewery, talk about some of the positive or negative points and compare it to the GrainFather. Remember to subscribe for more videos including brew day footage using the Ace and tasting the

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Event Horizon – ACE 2017 – Sweet Stout (13 B)

Download the Beersmith recipe file Type: All Grain Batch Size: 19.00 l Boil Size: 24.93 l Boil Time: 60 min End of Boil Vol: 22.13 l Final Bottling Vol: 16.80 l Fermentation: Ale, Single Stage Date: 08 Apr 2017 Brewer:

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ACE Vienna Lager 2017 – Vienna Lager (7 A)

Download the Beersmith recipe file Type: All Grain Batch Size: 20.00 l Boil Size: 25.99 l Boil Time: 60 min End of Boil Vol: 23.19 l Final Bottling Vol: 17.80 l Fermentation: Vienna lager 2017 Date: 02 Apr 2017 Brewer:

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Brewing at The Malt Miller and a look behind the scenes

Last week I had the chance to pop along to The Malt Miller and try out one of the brewing stations they have set up for people to come along and brew. I also get to have a good look

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