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Best Bitter

Codename : Mountain Portage Best Bitterthorpe (2024) The unofficial theme for summer 2024 is to focus on low gravity (AKA lower alcohol) ales, particularly British styles. Back in the summer…

Bochet Mead

Codename : Westfort Bochet Meadu A bochet, as represented in this mead, is an ancient form from France, in which the honey is gently boiled to caramelise it. A brief…

Dark Mild

Codename : Mountain Portage Dork Mildthorpe The unofficial theme for summer 2024 is to focus on low gravity (AKA lower alcohol) ales, particularly British styles. This was an extremely popular…

London Brown Ale

Codename : Mountain Portage Londinium Alethorpe The unofficial theme for summer 2024 is to focus on low gravity (AKA lower alcohol) ales, particularly British styles. This beer has largely fallen…

Ordinary Bitter

Codename : Mountain Portage Summer Bitterthorpe The unofficial theme for summer 2024 is to focus on low gravity (AKA lower alcohol) ales, particularly British styles. This summer bitter is technically…

British Golden Ale

Codename : Mountain Portage Golden Alethorpe The unofficial theme for summer 2024 is to focus on low gravity (AKA lower alcohol) ales, particularly British styles. The British Golden Ale is…

Melomel Mead

Codename : Westfort Saskatoon/Elderberry Mead Until now, I had used 1-2 lbs of honey to make my mead, it was time to increase it to about 3 lbs, and try…

Double IPA

Codename : Westfort IIPA Having cycled through a series of other India Pale Ale styles, it was time to double down, and try a double IPA. A little about the…

Pasteurising Homebrew

Learning How to Pasteurise a Homebrew Before undertaking this exercise, I watched a bunch of YouTube videos, and tried a sample run on one gallon carboy of water, to ensure…

Traditional Mead

Codename : Westfort Oaked Mead Now I have a baseline traditional mead recipe, that came with the successes of previous batches, it is time to try something new, in this…