My National Homebrew Competition Results

The results are in! The two beers I entered scored the following: “Austin Powers” British IPA – 34 (Very Good) and went on to the mini-best of show Blackberry Wheat – 27.5 (Good) I honestly wasn’t expecting much as this was my first Homebrew competition but for my first two all grain brews I think […]

Fun with Small Batch Brewing

A few weeks ago I decided to try and make a 1 gallon all grain batch using the BIAB (Brew In A Bag) method.  I had a Blackberry Wheat beer recipe that I wanted to try out but not invest in a full 5 gallon batch.  I ran into several issues which have led me […]

British IPA Bottling Day

Today I was finally able to bottle my British IPA. I’ve been dry hopping this brew with East Kent Goldings for about 3 weeks. Unfortunately I don’t have a free keg or I would have kegged most of it. I’ll be honest, it’s been awhile since I’ve bottled! Kegging my homebrew has saved me lots […]