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Malt-pipe without bottom filter, and malt-pipe with bottom filter. Can YOU tell the difference?

We had a ball with Sunday’s brew-day. A slightly later start than normal but otherwise things got under-way as normal – the water was pre-heated, and once the recipe was finalised and weighed out, we milled the grain, the mash profile was

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Where there’s smoke – brewing with smoked malt

The launch of our Gladfield Manuka-Smoked Malt Homebrew Showcase offering up to 5kg of this malt for free has lead to a number of interesting conversations with homebrewers, with reactions ranging from “I can’t wait to brew with that” to “why would anyone

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Recipe (AG) – Imperial Porter / The Power of Reasoning

Recipe developed on request, based heavily on this recipe but converted to metric with minor substitutions. The original recipe got 3rd place for Best of Show in the Home Brew Talks 2009 comp. Brewers notes are for the original recipe. BATCH: 25L at

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Recipe (AG) – Robust Porter / Turhan’s Porter-House-Party / Brew-School

A month or so ago a friend who had been dabbling with kit based brewing finally decided enough was enough and it was time to take the big step into all-grain brewing. He had started out originally religiously following the kit

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Recipe (AG): IPA – Focal Banger clone

Brewed by Rhys Clarke for our Gladfield American Ale Homebrew Showcase, this recipe claimed first place. It is a fantastic demonstration of Citra and Mosaic for hop flavour and aroma. BATCH: 20L at 6% ABV. GRAIN: 4.50 kg Gladfield American Ale Malt – 94.7% 0.25 kg

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Recipe (AG): Indian Red Ale

Photo doesn't truly reflect it sadly!

Brewed by Christian Galbraith for our Gladfield American Ale Homebrew Showcase, this recipe was judged in second place. It has a great balance between malt complexity and fresh hop flavour as well as being fantastic to look at. BATCH: 40L at

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Recipe (AG): American Blonde Ale

Brewed by Gareth Phillips for our Gladfield American Ale Homebrew Showcase, this recipe was judged in third place but also picked up first place in another local homebrew comp. It is a very easy-drinking pale beer with relatively low IBUs but plenty of

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