Brew Q1: Will my bottles explode?

Answer:  No, your bottles will not explode. Everybody’s heard a story of a dad or a great uncle who used to brew beer at home and the bottles exploded and covered the living room walls in beer.  Obviously, you’re concerned that this might happen to you…  However, it won’t if you follow our pointers.  Exploding […]

What Would Jesus Brew? (WWJB)

As we celebrate this Easter and commemorate Jesus’ passing and rising, Team BrewSmith began to consider what it might have been like to be in his shoes: “How hot was it in Galilee?” “Forty days in the desert? Surely he brought something to drink…” “Why were the Romans so fashionable?”, and “Did he even have […]

Good Beer Week 2013 BrewSmith Event

So the program just came out for Good Beer Week, are you excited? Well, we are, so we put together a little event with the Little Mule in the Melbourne CBD. It’s call elemental beer and it’s about learning the fundamental (and esoteric) flavours in beer. You can’t make a good homebrew beer without know […]

Spent Grain Pizza Dough – Take your pizza and beer relationship to the next level!

Beer and pizza, pizza and beer.  Was there ever a better match?  Well, now you can take their relationship to the next level by adding spent brewing grain from your Chocolate Paradise Porter or Hoppy Heart IPA recipe to your pizza dough.  It adds a nice colour and crunch to the dough.  It also makes […]

Brew Q4: Is it hard to brew your own beer?

Answer: No Making beer at home really isn’t hard to do.  If you can make a soup, you can make beer!  People have been making beer at home in small batches for around 12,000 years.  When commercial brewing started in the 1800s, home brewing activity reduced.  However, home brewing skills are easy to learn, the […]

Breeding Bread and Yogurt

So yesterday I decided to make some bread and some yogurt from scratch… Or at least, from the very basic ingredients. The bread recipe I used was called, ‘Dee’s health bread’ and can be found at: It worked out pretty well.  It is a nice chewy consistency, with linseed and sunflower kernals, along with […]

BrewSmith on Untappd

Do you like drinking fine beers? Do you like learning what’s new and hot, or perhaps what your friends are drinking as well? Or do you just need a handy way to keep track of all the beers you drank last night? If so, then try out Untappd. I use it on my phone to […]

Announcing the Release of New BrewSmith Flavour – Hoppy Heart IPA

BrewSmith is pleased to announce the launch of a new addition to its beer recipe range.  The launch of Hoppy Heart India Pale Ale coincides with Valentine’s Day and has been especially designed with hop lovers in mind.   “Hoppy Heart IPA is refreshing and hoppy but without being too bitter”, explains BrewSmith founder, Adrian […]