Spunding

Spunding

This week we got our Spunding on, to improve foam retention and naturally carbonate our beers. Spunding valves are devices that go on the blow off arm of the fermenting vessel, and allow users to maintain a precise pressure in the vessel. During fermentation, yeast...
Cashmere Hops

Cashmere Hops

Cashmere hops are quickly becoming a favourite in the Working Title portfolio of go to all-rounders. A delicate tropical character when used sparingly and late, or a stronger citrus, herbal and stone fruit character when applied more judiciously, earlier. We have used...
Biofine

Biofine

Oh Beerie! You’re so biofine. You’re so biofine you blow my mind. Hey Beerie! Fining, the act of dropping sediment and providing clarity to beer; too far for ultra modern craft, not far enough for old school craft, somewhere in the middle for brewers just living their...
Beer Judging

Beer Judging

Today we were lucky enough to be judging beer at the @indiebrewers Indies Beer Awards Aus. Yep it’s a thing and yep, it’s as fun as it sounds. Turning subjective opinions into objective assessment is what this is all about. And the way that is achieved is through...
Acetaldehyde

Acetaldehyde

How do you like them apples! Green apples, cidery, crushed ants (?), are all flavours I’ve heard to describe acetaldehyde. Acetaldehyde is a common organic compound found in loads of ripe fruit, veggies and even coffee. It’s also a common fault found in beer. It is...
Chilli In Beer

Chilli In Beer

That’s a spicey meatball/beer! Today we began the extraction of chilli for an upcoming release (collab with @thevillagepickle). Adding extra flavours to beer has become almost synonymous with craft beer. All sorts of weird and wonderful flavours, from crab to...