Serving the perfect pint – Bottles, Cans & Growlers

Bottles, Cans & Growlers are much more common around the home than a draught system, however, pouring these requires just as much finesse as pouring from a draught system… Bottles There are two types of bottle tops for individual bottles: cork-and-cage tops, and the more familiar bottle cap. Both types should be presented to the […]

Serving the perfect pint – Draught Beer

Over the festive season, our resident brewer spent a lot of his holiday trying different beers at different venues. He noticed a number of people (family, friends and pub staff) couldn’t serve a pint of beer correctly. This lead us to write a series of weekly mashes that will talk about ‘serving the perfect pint’. Draught Beer […]

Serving the perfect pint – Glassware

Over the festive season, our resident brewer spent a lot of his holiday trying different beers at different venues. He noticed a number of people (family, friends and pub staff) couldn’t serve a pint of beer correctly. This lead us to write a series of weekly mashes that will talk about ‘serving the perfect pint’. Our first […]

Filling bottles & growlers from the keg

The holiday season is a time of socialising and sharing, and beers are great for this, however, taking an entire keg is often too much and not always feasible and bottle conditioned beer can often get mixed and over yeasty during transport. Filling a growler or a few bottles off the keg for an event […]

Brewing Glassware – What and Why

As a homebrewer, there are always elements of the process that can be improved. A lot of us spend a great deal of time on recipe development, water treatment, oxygenating of wort (and reduction of oxygen exposure for the rest of the process), fermentation, temperature control, sanitation and every other element, constantly improving and trying […]