All posts in "Brewing"

How Not To Home Brew – Part 3

November 22, 2016

Every day is a school day in Home Brew! These home brew instructional videos aren’t really working out how I planned. It was bottling day this week and I was ready to shoot the next instalment for this series. Things were going well, but then, as usual, a hiccup! Don’t let me spoil it for […]


How Not To Home Brew – Part 2

November 7, 2016

Every day is a school day in Home Brew! In case you hadn’t picked up on it, I am a pretty big fan of all things to do with beer, especially home brew! I spend way too much time obsessing over the latest beers, thinking up new ideas for videos to share with you and […]


Introducing The Tasmanian Independent Brewers Association

October 31, 2016

The Craft Beer Scene In Tassie Is Growing Up! If you are a regular reader of my blog (and I hope you are), you would know two things…I live in one of the greatest places in the world, Tasmania, and I used to work for a big brewer. Even though my love for craft beer […]


How Not To Home Brew – Cooling Your Wort

October 24, 2016

Home brew is awesome, but sometimes I mess up! I am not the most experienced guy when it comes to Home Brew, but I do my best. Occasionally I make a few mistakes, and the day that I decided to film my brewing, a mistake did occur. How Not To Cool Down Your Beer – […]


Homebrew! Interested? Then read this!

September 16, 2016

Homebrew is awesome! Hey guys, I just fell across this awesome 2-pager on getting into home brewing. It’s Princeton Homebrew’s, How To Brew 5 Gallons of Beer, which outlines the extract brewing process in really simple terms. If you are just getting started, give it a quick read, and then move on to John Palmer’s, How To […]


Rise Of The Brewing Machines – Craft Beer Lovers, Don’t Be Afraid!

September 12, 2016

Wifey, I wanna get a Brewie! There, I have just said it out loud… This week I happened to fall across a video for a little piece of awesome that is called “The Brewie”. I was at work at the time and I must have had strange a look on my face while I was […]


Too Cold To Brew – Spare A Thought For Tassie’s Brewers This Winter

July 17, 2016

Tassie’s Beer Scene Is More Than Boag’s & Cascade. It’s brew night in my house…the wife and kids are away for the evening and I am all ready to brew my favourite Porter recipe. The problem is, I live in Hobart and we are in the middle of a cold snap, its about 3 degrees […]


New Kid On The Block – The Hobart Brewing Company

May 8, 2016

Brewing Beer Is a Lifestyle Choice! Recently, Hobart Tasmania, celebrated the opening of a new craft brewery in the heart of the city…it was a very cold night, but us Hobartians are used to that! Situated on Hobart’s picturesque waterfront, in an area that has everything from a University Campus, to high end accommodation, a shipping […]


Starting A New Brewery Ain’t All Beer ‘n’ Skittles

May 2, 2016

Batch Brewing Company Co-owner, Andrew Fineran, talks about the journey of starting a new brewery. A few weeks ago, I talked about my concerns for the long term viability of the increasing number of craft breweries popping up in my home state of Tasmania. I was running the idea for my article by my friend, Andrew, one […]


Craft Brewery Overload?

April 4, 2016

Can You Have Too Much Of A Good Thing When It Comes To Beer & Breweries? Welcome back…did you see my Sierra Nevada Pale Ale 60 Second Beer Review last week? Ever since I left my job with Lion beer and have been working out what my next career move will be, I have had […]

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