The Hop Addition
The Hop Addition
Episode 4 - Re-Using Yeast

This episode discusses the various methods for harvesting and propagating yeast so you can brew numerous batches from a single yeast pack. We also give a few shout outs to people who have been supporting us during the first few episodes and introduce a new feature ‘The Commercial Break’ where we each sample and review a commercially available beer.

A smooth creamy moreish stout with a velvety mouthfeel and a nice fruity finish from the London Ale yeast. This was based on the recipe from Brewing Classic Styles.

Batch size: 19 Litres
Brewhouse efficiency: 75%
OG: 1.058
FG: 1.015
IBUs: 35
EBC: 68
ABV: 5.7%


3.45 kg Maris Otter
0.50 kg Oats (Toasted)
0.25 kg Golden Naked Oats
0.22 kg Biscuit Malt
0.22 kg Chocolate Malt
0.17 kg Cara 75
0.17 kg Roasted Barley

Mash @ 67c for 60m


40g EKG 60 minutes


Wyeast 1318 London Ale 3

Ferment at 19c for 2 week

The Hop Addition
The Hop Addition
Episode 3 - Beer Off - Flavours

In this episode we discuss some common off flavours that you might experience while home-brewing and strategies to avoid them. Let us know what you think of the episode, anything that we could improve or got wrong or any questions that you have from this discussion. If you are listening to this via iTunes etc please subscribe/follow, rate the podcast and/or leave a review if possible.

The Hop Addition
The Hop Addition
Episode 2 - All about them hops

This episodes explores the wide and wonderful topic of hops in beer, why we use them, how we use them and which hops we personally love to brew with.