Home brewing facts

 

Store collection

Store collection

We are now offering a store collection service, simply place your order online (minimum £5) and select store collection at the checkout. We will then pick your items and keep them for you, until you are ready to collect.

Useful guides

In this section you will find a number of guides to help you to brew your own beer, wine, cider or spirits at home. Don't forget to check out our FAQ section for answers to many common brewing questions. If you can't find the answer here, then dop us an email and we may be able to help.

 

General Guides

How to build a temperature-controlled brewing fridge

Build a brewing fridge

How to accurately calibrate your fermentation vessels, demijohns and measuring jugs

How to calibrate your FV

 

How to use a hydrometer to measure alcohol levels and determine if fermentation has stopped

How to use a hydrometer

 

How to simplify bottling, by batch priming and using a bottling stick

How to batch prime

 

Beer-making guides

How to make beer from a kit, in 10 easy steps

How to make a beer kit in 10 easy steps

How to brew beer using Malt Extract

How to brew beer from malt extract

 

Wine-making guides

How to make wine from a kit in 10 easy steps

How to make wine from a kit

How to make wine from your own grapes

Wine grapes

 

Cider-making guides

How to make cider from a kit in 10 easy steps

How ot make cider from a kit

How to make cider from your own apples or pears

Make your own cider