Mango Passion Wheat Beer Recipe
Here’s an awesome all grain homebrew recipe for Mango Passion Wheat Beer.
Strawberry Cheesecake IPA Recipe
Here’s an awesome all grain homebrew recipe for Strawberry Cheesecake IPA.
Skull Attack Dark Recipe
When visiting Wales, I always make sure to stock up with a couple of Brains classic beers. Brains SA Dark wins a lot of attention at awards. This clone would hopefully be a close second.
Dark Ram Ale Recipe
Black Sheep Ale was served in my local back in the day. I love this stuff and always try to grab a pint when I can. This ale produces a genuine bitterness with big character. With a blend of British finest hops to create a beautiful aroma and flavour, it kicks with grassy freshness with a big peppery punch.
In Honour Amber Ale Recipe
Brewed just down the road from our hop yard, St Austell Tribute is a cracking pint. Pale amber in colour, this clone is a moreishly drinkable beer with delicious full-bodied malt flavours and citrus aroma.
Bomber English Ale Recipe
This is a British classic and firm favourite across the country. Bombardier is a beer…
Sunny Dayz Lager Recipe
Here’s any awesome all grain homebrew recipe for a lager. Perfect for a sunny day.
Extra Special Bitter Recipe
Fuller’s ESB has been awarded the prestigious title of World Champion Beer not just once, but twice. This clone produces a strong and full-bodied ale with a smooth bitterness.
Meet more of our Brew Crew
Our Brew Crew is an awesome group of homebrewers from our equally as awesome community. A group separated by physical distance but unified with their love of homebrewing and their thirst – not just for the good stuff – but for knowledge to consistently aim for that perfect brew.
Cover Art: “Fatima’s Other Finger” by Trxtr
The cover art of this issue is by Trxtr.
Homebrewing in Lockdown
How has lockdown impacted your homebrewing? We put the question to our brew crew.
HOP FOCUS: Fuggle
As this edition is all about British homebrewing ingredients we’ve chosen the classic British hop Fuggle as our hop of the issue. Bred first in the UK in 1875 by Mr Richard Fuggle from Kent, the Fuggle hop has been the backbone of British since its creation.
Toast Ale: Brewing with Food Waste
Toast Ale are on a mission. Set up in 2015 by food waste campaigner Tristram Stuart they’re leading a brewing movement, eliminating bread waste and helping to fix our broken food system.
Pauls Malts: Master Maltsers since Early Times
by Lawrence Plant. “From sending our delivery boats to rescue British troops from Dunkirk in 1940 to supplying homebrewers with malt in 2020, Pauls Malts have a rich and solid history as a British producer. “
Homebrew online tools and apps
There are loads of great online tools and apps to help you inspire, create and measure your next best brew. We take a look at a few of our favourites.
Hop Capture: Bag, Ball or Commando?
How Do Your Hops roll? Bag, ball and commando – done them all! What does…
Brook House Hops – Craft Hops for Craft Brewers
It would be impossible to dedicate an issue of MASHED! Magazine to British grown homebrew ingredients without including our friends at Brook House Hops.
Welcome to the Hop-a-Dome
We have been dabbling with growing our hops hydroponically since we started in 2016. But this year was the year to go large. The year when all the pieces finally fell into place. After handpicking a selection of Chinook hops we installed them into our amazing Hydroponic lab: the “Hop-a-dome”, a 5m (height) x 10m (diameter) geodesic dome.
Malting your own Barley
Growing your own barley is like growing your own hops at home – not necessarily the most cost effective way of doing things, but highly rewarding. Garden to pint would be a proud achievement of any homebrewer! Here’s how to malt your own (or bought) barley.