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Guest Blogger: Charles Faram- ‘Keeping it local and saving the planet!’

Words by Paul Corbett -Managing Director of Charles Faram & Co Ltd We all love the great flavours of hops grown in the USA, Slovenia and New Zealand. What’s not to like? Many will say that the...

Guest Blogger: Lallemand-Sour beers made easy

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Service Update: Payments in advanced

We will no longer be able to take cash or card payments on site at Alpine Street for collections. To ensure the safety of our customers and staff at this time, we are encouraging all payments to be...

Guest Blogger: Simpsons Malt- “Why does UK barley make such good malt?”

We are regularly asked the following question by our overseas brewing customers: “What’s so special about UK malt?” One of the main factors is the UK-grown barley that we use and, in this blog,...

Managing Carbon Dioxide and Dissolved Oxygen

Oxygen quickly makes the transition from essential to detrimental during the brewing process. It is required in the early stages so that yeast can generate more biomass and ensure it is in top...

How to Bottle Condition Beer

Key points which can be taken away from this Article; There are many points during the brewing and packaging process where variability can cause inconsistency in the final product. These variables...

Covid-19 Update- What we’ve been up to

The effect of enforced closures has impacted everyone. The scale of what the closures mean going forward for our communities, employees, tenants, customers, tourism and charities is enormous. Our...

Our 5 tips to Successful Gluten Free Brewing

A recent survey suggested that 8.5 million people in the UK are following a gluten free or reduced gluten diet. This ever-growing market is proving increasingly tempting for brewers and with a few...

Clean, Secure, Safe – A guide to pressing the Pause Button

As I sit writing this article, I find myself searching for a clever metaphor to sum things up. Unfortunately, there is no sugar-coating things: Let’s face it, the World, at the moment, is pants. ...