IPA Beer Kit

IPA Beer Kit

For a change I decided to try using a kit to see how it turned out. In a way making beer like this is so much simpler. Just add the malt extract to hot water. Then, when cooled down add the yeast. Then after 10-15 days add the hops. Then add the priming sugar and...
English IPA

English IPA

So – it’s been a few weeks now so how does my first all-grain brew (English IPA made using the borrowed Grainfather)? I bottled it about 4 weeks ago with a teaspoonful of sugar in each bottle and that has resulted in some of the bottles being a bit lively...
GrainFather Brew Day

GrainFather Brew Day

In my last post, I had just met someone who was prepared to let me borrow his Grainfather so I could try making an all-grain brew. I met Paul in Alcester collected the machine. The next day I made my first all-grain brew. Paul had already assembled the Grainfather (He...
Serious Brewing

Serious Brewing

If you read my earlier post you’ll realise that, so far, this whole brewing lark has been a bit of a sporadic hobby for me. I was making approximately one brew every month or so and having mixed results. Earlier in 2017, I went (courtesy of Secret Santa –...
The adventure starts here.

The adventure starts here.

Hi. I’m Mark. I’m the one man of One Man Beer. It was going to be one man and his dog but somehow it got shortened to just One Man (although there is a dog and I’m sure he’ll insist on getting involved anyway). For me, this really is an...