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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…

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…

Imperial Stout

Codename : Ukrainian Imperial Stouthorpe (2024) This is my third batch of this stout. In addition to the fact I really like the recipe, it is also my wish to…

Burton Ale

Codename : Westfort Burton Alethorpe Reviewing the list of British style ales, I rediscovered the Burton Ale. Burton upon Trent was renowned for being an epicentre of beer brewing in…

Hydromel Mead

Codename : Westfort Beginner Hydromel Having hit a level of comfort in preparing mead, it was time to try something different, a hydromel. Basically take half a regular traditional mead…

English IPA

Codename : Westfort Pig Dog IPA(2024) Working to evolve what I hope will eventually become my signature English IPA. My first one turned out well enough, but I felt it…

Hop Water

Codename : Westfort Hop Water Pilot I have spent some time researching hops, reading up on beer and mead brewing techniques, and generally learning as much as I can about…