July 2016 Meet Writeup

This month we were at @CafeBeermoth and Rich kindly took us through the Introduction To Beer Judging by running a mini IPA competition. Welcome Chris Chris joined us at this meetup. He started homebrewing over 3 years ago but is just getting back into brewing after a year off back packing. Hes a stainless steel welder by trade so instantly became everyone's best friend. Chris brought along an all grain sour/bretted porter. On the topic of beer categories it was recommended that this one could be entered as an American wild ale. Introduction to Beer Judging and mini IPA...

May 2016 Meet Writeup

This month we were at @CafeBeermoth and we had a couple of new members join us. I must say its been positive to see so many new members over the past few months. After sampling our homebrew we again cracked open some of the finest bottles @CafeBeermoth have to offer. Its becoming a nice habit of ours. As always if anything is missed we can only apologies as beer was consumed whilst writing notes. Welcome Julian and Keith On Sunday we welcomed Julian and Keith. Seems like both of them had heard of us and been intending to come down...

19th June Manchester Homebrew Expo & Competition

Manchester Homebrew Expo Manchester Homebrew Expo is coming on Sunday 19th June as part of Manchester Beer Week. Homebrewers from across the region are being invited to serve their wares direct to the public to dispel the myth that homebrew is cheap and nasty boring brown bitter, but is instead actually high quality and tasty and comes in a whole range of styles. The Beer Nouveau Brewery Tap 75 North Western Street, Manchester will be given over to the brewers to dispense their beers in bottles, cask and keg. The doors will open on the event from noon until 5pm...

Manchester Homebrew Expo & Commercially Viable Brewing Competition

Manchester has a lot of great brewers, not all of them brew professionally though. The number and quality of homebrewers in the Greater Manchester area is stunning, the numbers of homebrew shops that have managed to survive the advent of internet shopping is a testament to how well ingrained this hobby is, and the number of groups meeting up to swap beers, tales and tips shows that it’s something that’s not going to be disappearing anytime soon. If anything it’s still growing! But how good are the homebrewers? Well, during Manchester Beer Week, Beer Nouveau is opening...

April 2016 Meet Writeup

This month we were at @CafeBeermoth. Thanks for having us. We talked mostly about our beers obviously; upcoming events and meetup ideas so we should have quite a summer lined up. There was quite a lot discussed before we started to crack open the large bottles @CafeBeermoth have available so I apologies for any inaccuracies or if I missed anything. Welcome Michael This month we welcomed Michael to the group. He found us by search Google for Manchester homebrew so its nice to see us topping the search. Hes got himself an all grain setup and brought along a vanilla...