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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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Westgate Brewers Xmas Party

Westgate Brewers Xmas Party 2016 Tis the time to be Jolly…. The Kids bouncing on the Castle The adults sampling all the craft home brew and eating many delights… Santa popping in for a visit A great afternoon to celebrate another year (Please bring a wrapped/named pressie for your child for Santa to give out. $20 dollar max for children’s pressies please) Memberships are now overdue. Memberships must be current…

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Brewday on Moondogs 50L pilot system

Brewday at Moondog   For our win at the SMASH competition, in Good Beer Week 2016. Westgate brewers were invited to a Brewday at Moondog using their 50L Pilot system. Since unusual beers are considered a staple at Moondog and they are pro’s at making them work, it was decided that we would brew a Beetroot Porter. The recipe was provided to Adrian at Moondog (Blue Moondog shirt) by Fergs….

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Brewday at John Kingston’s

Brewday at John Kingston’s House The Clubs Brewday at John Kingston’s home was on Sunday 13th November. A Belgium Pale Ale was brewed and everyone had a great day with plenty of food on the bbq and many fine homebrews shared once the brew was finished. Thanks to John for supporting the club and putting on a great day. We’d love some more brewdays by our members and it would be…

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Photos from ANHC 2016

Lots of Beer education, with plenty of Fun and Games at ANHC 2016 and lots Beer = Winning Some MerriMashers, Bayside Brewers, Mitch Steel (ex Stone) with Stan Hironymus (Author of Brew Like a Monk)   Photos Courtesy of Ferg          

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Photos by Clare Sheppard Stout Comp 2016

Photos from the 2016 Westgate Brewers Stout Comp    

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Photos by Sam Wills from the Stout Comp 2016

Photos by Sam Wills – Westgate Brewers 2016 Stout Comp    

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Safety in Brewing at Home – by Clare Sheppard

Here is a link to an online version of the handout which Clare produced and distributed at the March 2016 meeting. Stay safe & brew on.

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2015 Xmas party photos

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2015 Membership Renewals

Just a friendly reminder that memberships are due to be renewed by the September meeting. Why not renew your club membership online?

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