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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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Event review: Gladfield American Ale Homebrew Showcase

Background With the launch of Gladfield’s new American Ale malt we decided to offer homebrewers the chance to get up to 5kg of this malt free so they could learn about a new ingredient. To keep it interesting, all brewers

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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

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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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