Sham pain anyone? 

I’ve been a bit slack on posting ( again ) but things are going well – I’ve split my apple juice into two batches – one for straight cider, one for cyser. The first ferment was done after about ten days – taking the S.G. from 1.045 to 1.002. I added a teaspoon of tannin … Continue reading Sham pain anyone? 

Brew Day

It’s brewing time at the Naked Apiary.  I’ve spare honey and brewing was a major factor in deciding to keep bees. When brewing and honey occur in the same sentence, it’s usually mead that’s the subject. I prefer to brew beer – it’s ready much faster and I find it easier to get good results. … Continue reading Brew Day