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Beer and homebrewing podcasts
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Yohanna

Beer & Brewing Podcasts

What we’re listening to… Fermentation Beer & Brewing RadioAward-winning beer and brewing audio magazine show, produced and presented by British Beer Writer of the Year, Emma Inch. fermentationradio.libsyn.com/ Beer O’Clock ShowWeekly craft beer, arts and food podcast presented by Martin & Steve. www.beeroclockshow.co.uk/  Rhythm and BrewsCraft beer and music pairing podcast featuring great guests from […]

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Beerbliotek
Dark Farm Hops
Yohanna

INTERVIEW: Beerbliotek

Based in Gothenburg, Sweden, Beerbliotek craft award winning brews based on their simple philosophy of brewing new beers that they, themselves, would want to drink.

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Review: plaato airlock
Dark Farm Hops
Yohanna

REVIEW: PLAATO Digital Airlock

‘The BIG seller for me is that it’s still showing fermentation action (albeit very slow) at a stage where I’d normally be decanting it, which was a real “Eureka” moment’ – Graeme Stewart

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UK Beer Festivals + Brewing Events 2021
Dark Farm Hops
Yohanna

UK Beer Festivals + Brewing Events 2021

You know we love our homebrew, but there’s nothing that fuels our beer-spiration than sampling what commercial breweries are coming up with. And you can’t beat a summer’s day filled with good beer chat, brews and a good tune or two. Here’s what’s looking hot on this summer’s line-up.

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MASHED! Magazine for homebrewers issue 007
Dark Farm Hops
Yohanna

Design our next front cover

Here’s your chance to get your art work on the front cover of the UK’s hottest homebrew magazine, MASHED!  We’re looking for some kick-ass illustration or art work for the front cover of our next issue – due out in June 2021. We’re an independent magazine (so we’re not supported by advertising) and would love […]

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liquor treatment for homebrewing UK
Dark Farm Hops
Yohanna

How to adjust your brewing water (liquor treatment)

As important as liquor treatment is in homebrewing, it’s fair to say that it can seem a tricky process. But it is so worth the effort if you want to brew better beer at home.  Frances Maud from Murphy & Son helps us up our homebrew results in this awesome Q&A. Major thanks to Fran […]

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hop spider vs hop ball homebrewing
ISSUE 004
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Hop spider, hop ball or nothing at all?

How do your hops roll? Bag, ball and commando – we’ve done them all! What does not work is thinking you can use your mash tin as a hop spider. So here are some top tips and suggestions to help you extract your hop loveliness.  Why contain your hops? You get a cleaner wort, which […]

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Does homebrewing save money
Dark Farm Hops
Yohanna

Does Homebrewing Save Money?

We put the question to some of the awesome homebrew communities on social media. This suggestion that homebrewing saves money produced a hell of a lot of PMSL emojis. Let’s look at some of the reasons and do a bit of myth busting.

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how to build a DIY fermentation chamber
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darkfarm

DIY Fermentation Chamber

Once you get into your brewing, you quickly realize the importance of the fermentation period. And the key factor during this period is keeping a constant temperature. Here’s how to build a fermentation chamber to maintain your temp levels.

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