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How I made beer for the first time (properly)

I’ve recently been blogging about my experience of home brew; I first blogged about “My introduction to home brew“, then how “To make a scratter” and finally “Cider making, from fresh apples“. Whilst the latter two are clearly about cider – my passion – I’ve also been interested in wine making and beer making. So far my experience of these has been limited to wine and beer kits; now I can’t really make wine using fresh grapes due to the limitation of access to cheap grapes, ingredients for beer on the other hand are quite easily accessible so I thought I’d give it ago…

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Cider making, from fresh apples

This post is the third in my series on home brewing, if you are interested in reading from the start please look at¬†“My introduction to home brew“. So up until this point I’ve made some home brew from packs and I’ve made a scratter to pulp my apples – now all that’s left to do is find some apples and turn it in to cider!

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My introduction to home brew

So I’ve been very quiet recently, for 3 main reasons:

  1. Work has been insanely busy, I may have an update on that in the coming months.
  2. I’ve been studying for my Chartered IT Professional (CITP) certification,I ¬†should have an update on that in the coming weeks.
  3. I’ve been making cider! (And perry, and beer, and wine!)

As you can tell by the title, the last point is what I shall write about today…

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