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Yohanna

Homebrewing Yeast Q&A

We asked our community of new and seasoned homebrewers if they had any yeasty questions to ask the pros at White Labs. The result is this really helpful Q&A.

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Hydroponic hops
News & Announcements
darkfarm

Farm Update Dec 2020

When I was writing the last farm report back in the summer we were just getting ready to harvest the hops. It’s strange to think I’m now writing this from our temporary HQ in Sweden (more on this later). Boy, what a harvest we had! As you know, I’ve been banging on about our hydroponic […]

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Dark Farm Hops
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Double the pleasure, double the fun? Double Wall Kegs

When we thought we couldn’t improve our 5L mini kegs any more we only went and added another layer to it. Single wall no more; welcome to our new double walled 5L kegs! There’s nothing worse than a warm beer. To solve this global problem the new Dark Farm double walled insulated kegs give you […]

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Dark Farm Hops
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Homebrew saving calculator

Discover how much you can save each month by brewing your own beer! Okay you love beer, that’s a given. And you probably drink a lot of it; that’s okay, we love beer too. You may  have been inspired by your friend or neighbour who has been showing off their new homebrew equipment (not fair […]

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how to brew session beer
News & Announcements
Yohanna

Guest Post: How to Brew Session Beer

by Steve Horsfall As we use to say “On’t fert gallon, on’t fert sesh”. I came of drinking age in the late seventies, I worked in a labour-intensive era; the factories were still open and the people who worked together drank together. I can remember two pubs on the East Street run in South Leeds […]

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Dark Farm Hops
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Mini keg ‘All In One’ vs ‘Disconnect’ tap systems

So what is the difference between the “All-In-One” and “Disconnect” Systems? Firstly, they do the same job. That is they both can force carbonate your brew and pour it out so you can enjoy a lovely jar of amber nectar. But both systems have a couple of small advantages over the other, depending what you are […]

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all grain homebrew kits
Dark Farm Hops
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4 New Brew Kits

Collaboration Homebrew Kits After producing our very successful collaboration homebrew kit with Pauls Malts and Brookhouse Hops earlier this summer, we decided to go one step further. We asked our awesome Brew Crew to unite (remotely) and conjure up some brews. And they really pulled it out the bag! After a few months of brewing […]

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The Farm
darkfarm

Farm Report Summer 2020

What a year 2020 has become! Small businesses all over the UK have struggled to keep up with the ever changing rules and regulations as the pandemic sweeps the world. One of the great things to come out of the lockdown, however, is people’s freedom to enjoy the small things in life again. And one […]

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Beer Gardens
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Project: Beer Garden – Barley

Beer needs grain. So we need to grow it if we’re going to achieve our fully self-sufficient beer garden. But how much do we need to grow? More importantly, how much will we need to brew to meet our drinking needs?

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Beer Gardens
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Project: Beer Garden – Habitat

Okay, I have to admit I have a small obsession with geodesic domes. I’m not sure why, but for the last five years I have systematically been building these beautiful structures wherever I land. Like brewing, it ticks a lot of my boxes: bite sized chunks of mathematics and the results, when you get it […]

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