My New Book - Brew In A Bag

My New Book – Brew In A Bag

I’ve written a book! If you can make soup, you can brew fantastic craft beer at home. Fact. Aimed at the novice brewer this is a step-by-step beginner’s guide to brewing delicious all-grain craft beer at home using equipment you’ll…

Woodstock Summer Saison

Woodstock Summer Saison

The ‘Saison’ beer style originated from beers brewed during the cooler and less active months in farmhouses in Wallonia, the French-speaking region of Belgium, and then stored for drinking by the farm workers during the summer months. Each worker was…

Experimental Pilsner

I’ve only ever brewed ales as I do not have anywhere that remains at a consistently cool temperature enough to brew a lager or pils. I have a shed and also a fridge big enough to lager the beer once…

12-12-12 IPA

This is a beer I just brewed to mark the cool 12-12-12 date. 12 hop drops of 12g each including a 12 day dry hop. Brewer: Woodstock Batch Size: 19.00 l Style: American IPA (14B) Boil Size: 29.11 l Style…

Woodstock Pale Ale

Woodstock Pale Ale

This is a really good, simple beer that I like to have on tap at all times. It is based on a Sierra Nevada Pale Ale clone recipe with a couple of minor tweaks. Can be brewed with US-05 or…

Bad Santa – Christmas Beer

Christmas day is just five weeks away so I’ve left it way too late to brew a typical big Festive beer but I do fancy having a play around with some of the flavours and maybe serving something a bit…

Cascade SMaSH

This was a fun experiment to brew using just one grain and one hop variety. Actually turned out amazing and maybe my favourite beer of the year so far. I’ll be brewing this again in the next week Brewer: Woodstock…

Whypee-A – White IPA

I’ve heard of a couple of US breweries bringing out a White IPA. Here’s my take on it. It’s absolutely loaded with lots of fat hops & also uses some orange zest and seeds of paradise for some extra spice…

Woodstock Special Pale Ale

My house is called Woodstock and so my house brew is also called Woodstock. This is a ‘Special’ I brewed a little stronger and with lots of my favourite hops. I intended to dry hop but forgot. I left it…