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Westgate wins Club of Show at Worthogs Pale Ale Mania competition!

Congratulations to: Michael Bowron  1st and 3rd  Australian Pale Ale Walter Medenbach  2nd American Pale Ale John Kingston 3rd English Pale Ale Best Club 1st Westgate Brewers 7 points 2nd Wort Hogs 5  points 2nd Melbourne Brewers 5  points Thanks to all the Westgaters who entered. Westgate had a healthy 14 entries out of a total of 75. Well done. See the full results here.

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Westgate Stout Extravaganza – Sunday 2nd July

Westgate Stout Extravaganza 2017 Sunday 2nd July Judging Starts at 1pm Stout Extravaganza is coming and we need helpers!   Hopefully, all our members have entered a beer! It’s a great day at The Local Hotel and we need helpers. Come and support your club by setting up, stewarding, cleaning glasses.      

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Westgate Brewers AGM – Indian Curry theme

WESTGATE BREWERS AGM 16 July 2017 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm​ Tasty Keg Donations NEEDED!!… Email westgatebrewers@gmail.com if you have a keg Indian Curry theme  

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One Mash, Two Boils and Two Beers

One Mash, Two Boils and Two Beers Talk given by Ferg’s at the Westgate Brewclub Meeting on 16 April 2017 Meeting RECIPE: Type: All Grain Date: 11 Feb 2017 Batch Size (fermenter): 60.00 l Brewer: Boil Size: 67.51 l Asst Brewer: Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: ferg’s 100 litre set up End of Boil Volume 65.62 l Brewhouse Efficiency: 80.00 % Final Bottling Volume: 60.00 l Est Mash Efficiency 84.0…

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It’s time to get your Westgate on!

It’s time to get your Westgate on!   Ever wanted a Westgate Clock? or a travel mug? How about a duvet cover or a wall tapestry?   The Westgate store is OPEN and you can grab yourself a range of clothing and home-wares to decorate yourself, your house or your family!   There’s the usual stuff like t-shirts, hoodies, a-line dresses and scarfs as well as home-wares.   So grab…

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Brew Day at Strezlecki Manor on Sunday April 2nd

The club are once again participation in the Good Beer Week SMASH Challenge. The malt and hops we got, on the wheel of death, were 25kg of Marris Otter and a kilo of Australian “Summer” Hops. A brew day was organised Strezlecki Manor on Sunday April 2nd. I’m delighted to say that it was very well attended. There was a few kids playing on the trampoline, a few snags thrown…

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COURTNEYS BALTIC PORTER BREW DAY

COURTNEYS BALTIC PORTER BREW DAY Brew #4 – Baltic Porter Let me start by saying that getting this brew into the fermenter has certainly had its challenges! That said, it is the most complex style I have tried to date at brew day number #4 but I am quietly hopeful based on where it’s at so far, at the very least I will have something I am happy to drink…

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Westgate Xmas Party 2016

Westgate Xmas Party 2016 Hope everyone had a lovely Christmas and New Year. If anyone wants a larger copy then please right click and save as, then email the image to westgatebrewers@gmail.com and I can send you a larger copy. Cheers Nixz        

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Brewer of the Year – Printable schedule 2016-2017

Hello Brewers,   It was mentioned at the Xmas party, which by the way if you couldn’t make it here is what you missed out on….     That we should have a handy printable schedule that can be printed out and put on your brewery walls to remind you of what to brew for our club competitions! So in this case, your wish has been granted…. Printable Schedule PDF…

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Set Recipe Comp February 2017

Set Recipe comp February 2017 The recipe is as follows 95% Maris Otter 5% crystal (brewers choice) Only East Kent Goldings hops (Brewers to decide own hop rates) Danstar London ESB ale yeast.   Styleguideline 1.6 English Bitter Appearance: Light yellow to light copper. Good to brilliant clarity. Low to moderate white to off-white head. May have very little head due to low carbonation.   Aroma: The best examples have…

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