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

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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InsaneFelinator – Doppelbock (5 C)

Download the Beersmith recipe file Type: All Grain Batch Size: 15.00 l Boil Size: 28.00 l Boil Time: 60 min End of Boil Vol: 25.50 l Final Bottling Vol: 13.00 l Fermentation: My Aging Profile Date: 16 Mar 2017 Brewer:

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Homebrew Wednesday 15th March 2017

Off to brew at The Maltmiller and my Cali Common brew day A short and sweet one this week. A quick update on what I’ve been up to this week and what is coming up next followed by some footage

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Cali common 2017 – California Common (19 B)

Download the Beersmith recipe file Type: All Grain Batch Size: 10.00 l Boil Size: 15.27 l Boil Time: 60 min End of Boil Vol: 12.43 l Final Bottling Vol: 9.17 l Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage Date: 11 Mar 2017 Brewer:

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New Brew Challenge 2017

The challenge Pick a number of beers that will work with your brewing kit and how often you can brew then brew that number of styles you haven’t brewed before, by the end of the year. Who is up for

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