I thought I’d complement the brew of Black Otter with a brew using the same recipe, excluding the one dark grain that turns it black. So a white Black IPA I suppose.
For the first of two brews in January I’m brewing Black Otter again. Destined for bottles and casks (Colchester Winter Beer Festival and Chelmsford Winter Beer Festival seeing as you ask).
A festive red ale for Xmas. A tweak of previous brew ‘The Diesel’, with a bit more rye and some seasonal spices. 5.6%abv. Casks at The Victoria Inn and Queen Street Brewhouse, and bottles at Two Brews.
Black Lava (Liqourice and Vanilla Ale) was brewed in 2016, and only available in bottles, and in limited numbers, so I decided another brew of this complex porter, with additional […]
Brewed during October, this old ale had some Top Sekrit ingredients thrown into the boil to give it some extra oomph, and will be mellowing in cask and bottles until just before Xmas, when a limited number of bottles will be released into the wild. A cask will appear at some point, and other bottles will be put to one side to mature further.
The first brew of October, a single hop pale ale made with Mosaic, complementing previous single hop brews of Citra (Brew #20) and Amarillo (Brew #14). Cask and bottles in […]
A mocha milk stout : cacao nibs, freshly ground coffee from Mundo Novo/Topazio beans from Fazenda Samambaia.
A smooth porter, made with honey from the hard working bees of the Dutch Quarter, courtesy of Elizabeth Trustrum, of Dutch Quarter Industries.
Second run out with the new kit, and it being summer I decided a pale ale was somewhat overdue.
A first brew on the new kit, and to compare the performance of the new kit to the old kit, a tried and tested recipe.