The Brew Blog

Here, we’ll share everything we’ve learned about crafting beer, winemaking and distilling spirits. Get homebrewing tips and tricks and in-depth looks into the science of fermentation.

“Mulled Wine: A Warm Hug in a Mug”

As winter’s chill settles in and the holiday season approaches, there’s nothing quite like a …

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A glass of cider in front of a cider jug, next to some apples.

What is Cider?

Dive into the captivating world of cider! Explore its ancient origins, the intricate cider-making process, diverse types, surprising health benefits, and the art of pairing it with food. Cheers to the apple’s finest gift.
How to Make Wine

How to Make Wine

Our comprehensive guide to winemaking – From selecting the right grapes to perfecting the fermentation process (and how to avoid common mistakes).
A cold pint of beer with beads of moisture forming on the glass

What is Beer Made Of?

Ever had a pint of your favourite beer and wondered, what went into making that delicious brew?
How homebrew has changed

How homebrew has changed

Reflections on how brewing and customer preferences have changed since the 1980’s and a couple of old traditional techniques to experiment and adapt beer kits.
Pure brew

What is Pure Brew?

What is Pure Brew, what does it do and why we think every homebrewer should be using it.
Autumn beers top picks

Autumn beer kits – top picks 2023

Nows the time to think about getting your Autumn kits started.
A technician cleaning brewery equipment.

Cleaning and Sanitisation for Brewing Beer

A great beer starts with clean equipment. Find out how to clean and sanitise for the best brewing results.
Brewer mistakes

Top beginner brewer mistakes

Top beginner brewer mistakes and how to avoid them.
Cleaning equipment

What’s the difference between sanitising, sterilising and cleaning?

A lot of brewers seem to use the terms interchangeably, but there are some important differences every brewer should know.
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