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24 May - 11:18 am NZ
Stu McKinlay is teaching us how to make our own beer.
Can you make your own craft beer at home for a fraction of the cost of the stuff in shops and bars? That's the challenge, as we kick off a new homebrewing series with Stu McKinlay of Yeastie Boys. (19′32″)
Homebrewer turned commercial brewer Stu McKinlay of Yeastie Boys checks out our starter kit before we lay down a brew. (16′35″)
It's home brew day with Yeastie Boy, Stu McKinlay. We're making a classic pale ale from a starter kit. Then the plan's to make one from Stu's all-grain 'mash', and blind test both versions to see how they stack up. (28′26″)
Cleaning and sterilising your equipment properly is really important for brewing. Mike Neilson of the Tuatara Brewery oversees a commercial brewery producing one million litres of beer a year. (15′42″)
Yeastie Boy Stu McKinlay mashes up his all-grain Australian Pale Ale from scratch over 6 hours to compete with our 20L kitset in a bucket. (32′31″)
The bubbling's stopped and we're bottling our fermented homebrew with Yeastie Boy Stu McKinlay. (25′33″)
It's taste test time in our homebrewing series. Our two home brewed versions of an Australian Pale Ale go head-to-head with a store-bought version with a proper label! With Stu McKinlay of Yeastie Boys and Jessica Venning-Bryan of Beervana. (15′25″)
How to Brew
An excellent resource for the budding brewer.
Real Beer New Zealand
Online forum that includes active participation from beginners through to champion NZ brewers.
And for hardcore hopheads: the recipe for Yeastie Boys' Digital IPA
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