Hmmm… Dunkel Mild

Hmmm… Dunkel Mild

Not a beer style I’d really wanted to brew previously, but I do have a soft spot for a malty well balanced dark mild. I’d often tell myself: “why brew a 3.4% mild when you can brew an 8% DIPA or 13% Impy Stout?” Or: “Time is precious, why waste it brewing a low gravity malty beer? Now, where is […]

Fullers Porter Clone Recipe

Fullers Porter Clone Recipe

As part of my submissions for the Manchester homebrew expo in Manchester Beer Week at Beer Nouveau I brewed a Fullers Porter clone recipe. This is one of my favourite commercial porter beers with great malty flavours and a hint of chocolate. I used quite a few sources to put this recipe together and tried to stay as close to […]

A Green Hopped Munich Dunkel

A Green Hopped Munich Dunkel

I faced a couple of problems at the end of this years hop harvest: what to brew with them and how to store the hops. I had tried drying my hops last year, but this wasn’t very successful. I had read some articles and forum posts on alternative storage methods and freezing seemed to provide the solution I was after. […]