Home Brewing From Your Phone?

I couldn’t help but hum the Imperial March tune in my head when watching that video. Just me? This is BrewArt, a home brewing machine developed by two craft connoisseurs from the Coopers Brewery in Australia and it allows you replicate classic beer recipes and tweak them to make the beer your own, all . The machine is split into two pieces of kit. The BeerDroid and the BrewFlo (groovy).   The BeerDroid, is where the action takes place with the capacity to brew 10 litres of delicious bespoke beer.  You add the ingredients and then control the temperature of the brew…

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Our Top 10 Summer Beers

When people think of the UK, the things that usually spring to mind are the Queen, bad teeth and cups of tea. One thing that they never associate us with, is the glorious weather we were all been basking in a few weeks ago. With the fear that even by the end of June the British Summer might have already been and gone, we’ve grabbed the factor 50, slipped into our socks and sandals and pulled together our list of Top 10 Summer Beers from some of the best breweries for you to enjoy… Come rain or shine… 10. Thornbridge – Kipling –…

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Ferment: Issue 1 – Copenhagen

Issue 1? You may be asking yourself. But I’ve been reading Ferment for over a year now? Is this some sort of Star Wars – start in the middle and return to the beginning once its ended scenario? Don’t panic, Ferment has simply changed to its new glossier form. We’ve worked hard with our contributors and supporters to build it to a well respected and strong voice in the craft beer industry. The next step on that journey is the new 100 page magazine available in WH Smith stores nationwide, still foaming to the head with stylish artwork and beery insight…

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Our Top Craft Beer Bars: Leeds

A spotlight on one of the best beer cities the north of England has to offer. With so many great bars, restaurants, and breweries to choose from we have selected five of our favourites. It is safe to say we love Leeds and think that it needs the attention it deserves as one of the most exciting and dynamic craft beer cities. Northern Monk: The Old Flax Store, Marshall St, Saw Mill St, Leeds, LS11 9YJ What is so exciting about Northern Monk? Well, firstly, their beer. Their core range features some real treats such as the New World IPA which is…

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Craft Beer – The Social Movement

It’s unavoidable. Something which is supported with such moral vigour like craft beer is often going to form a social movement around it. People have something in common and come together to support it and it’s that passion that propels things like craft beer forwards in the mainstream conscious. But once a love of good beer steps out of the confines of the glass into lifestyle, things start to get a little bit difficult to define. For something comparable to beer in terms of social movement; lets look at music. Music is vocal and/or instrumental sounds combined in such a way as to produce…

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