Shut up about Barclay Perkins
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Friday, 14 December 2018
Drybrough 60/- grists 1938 - 1947 (part two)
Not quite finished with Drybrough's wartime 60/- recipes. Though they're really Drybrough's recipes for all their beers. Like ...
Thursday, 13 December 2018
Scotch Ale during During WW II
Surprisingly, given their high strength, Strong Scotch Ales were brewed throughout the war years, at least at some breweries. Though the q...
Wednesday, 12 December 2018
Let's Brew Wednesday - 1939 Fullers PA
PA, Fullers strongest Pale Ale, had been around for a while – at least 50 years. Though there had been a name change in the early 1900s, w...
Tuesday, 11 December 2018
Drybrough 60/- grists 1938 - 1947
When it came to gristts, Drybrough was very typically Scottish. They used very little in the way of coloured malt, just a tiny amount of b...
Monday, 10 December 2018
Drybrough 60/- 1938 – 1947
What fun research is. I've spent my evenings this week transcribing Drybrough brewing records. Quite a lot of work and not a barrel of...
Sunday, 9 December 2018
Drybrough Burns Ale 1936 - 1954
After my general bullshit about Scotch Ale, here's a chance to see what happened to one particular example across WW II. You could b...
Saturday, 8 December 2018
Let's Brew - 1939 Barclay Perkins IPA
Another recipe for the beer-style purists: a Watery English IPA. It's not an official style yet, but I'm sure it will be soon. I...
Friday, 7 December 2018
Less Beer Being Drunk
There was always one thing that happened ehwn Britain was engaged in a serious war: the tax on beer was increased. WW II was no exception....
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