New Wort Kits for June

New Wort Kits for June

We’re well and truly in to June now and our beer styles are certainly reflecting it! We’ve been working on some of our regulars and crowd favourites as well as some of our more seasonal beers & special one-off experimental beers! We’re still...

What Makes Beer Develop ‘Off-Flavors’?


What Makes Beer Develop ‘Off-Flavors’?

Introduction To Off Flavours Before you begin your investigation into the realm of off flavour beers, it is critical that you understand that these qualities are sometimes the actual characteristics of a beer’s style or signature. 

Whether you are a home-brewer or a...
Water Chemistry for Brewing

Water Chemistry for Brewing

Introduction to Water chemistry for brewers Water chemistry is arguably more important when all grain mashing than it is for extract brewers. Extract brewers may need to make adjustments to unsuitable water, or even “build” water chemistry from scratch, to...
How Do Hops Work?

How Do Hops Work?

How Do Hops Work? Bittering Hops One of the main uses of hops is for bittering. Bittering is used in beer to balance the sweetness of the malt. It also has preservative characteristics. Hops are the flower cones of a climbing bine related to the cannabis family. The...
New Wort Kits for May

New Wort Kits for May

May has so far been a great month for Wort Production here at Cannon Hill Brewing, particularly our dark beers! Coming into the colder months we tend to see the nights get heavier & darker. The same can be said about beers coming into Winter as we welcome some of...