A very vigorous fermentation, laced with lots of hops

Bottling the KickAss IPA

I firmly believe there are no such things as mistakes; only lessons. All Grain Brew #2 certainly taught me a few hops specific lessons. As a novice beer adventurer I have no shame in admitting and, in fact, feel obligated to record these lessons, lest I have to learn them more than once.

All the parts required for making a DIY Mash Tun - hose connector not used

Build a Mash Tun for All Grain Brewing

The inevitability of drinking lots of beer, and possibly also growing facial hair, is that sooner or later you’re going to want to craft your own beer. My South African craft beer adventure is about to include brewing all grain beer, but first I need some equipment.

Get to know ALL the beers

Mission: Craft Beer

A good 5 months after realising that I will be returning from overseas to a craft brew market that has exploded since I last visited, I’m ready to publicise my ongoing beer adventure. craftbru.com is a blog, I’m not ashamed to admit, that will document my travels through the world of South African beer.