Category Archives: Honey Bomb

New Home Brewing Stuff on Sale

BrewSmith Homebrewing Australia Carbonating Bottling Funnel Photo with Bottle

We’ve ran across some cool stuff recently and thought we’d add them to the store. First off is a set of bottle labels for the Hoppy Heart IPA, Honey Bomb and Chocolate Paradise Porter. They’re pretty nice, and we found them in storage (must’ve forgotten about them) To celebrate, we’ve got them free with any […]

Autumn Recipes

As a chill returns to the air here in Victoria, it’s time for some nice dark beers. If you live somewhere hot – we have recipes for you too! These Autumn recipes are mostly based on the darker beer refills. With a few little additions, we can really make them shine. By the time they’re […]

Tangerine Honey Wheat Recipe

Picture of a tangerine on white background

Going back into our recipe archives, we had a recipe that we’d love to share. If you were in the BrewSmith Brew Club this summer, you’ll already have this recipe. The Brew Club is a fun way to share some extra cool freebies and recipe hacks. Join us here! Anyway, the recipe; it was an […]

BrewQ #13 – Can I Use Homegrown Hops in my Beer?

Of course you can! The hard part is using the right amount. Hops vary a fair bit in their bitterness when they are grown, generally 10-20% depending on the harvest. This can change the bitterness of your brew significantly. So what to do? Test them with your super sensitive chemical testing laboratory (your tongue). Make […]

Brew Q #9 – How Long Should I Wait for My Beer To Start Bubbling?

Answer: 48 hours is the longest it should take to start fermenting. As winter encloses us here in Melbourne, fermentation doesn’t come quite so easily. The cold temperatures will slow down everything your little yeasties do, including waking up and smelling the malt (so to speak). In the warmer months, we’ve had beers start bubbling […]

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 […]

BrewSmith Home Brewing Kits…Now in Retail!

The cool gift retailers of Melbourne seem to love these kits. Just recently, Urban Attitude asked to stock Honey Bomb and Summer Citrus Blonde us in all 4 of their stores (cool), and Third Drawer Down, the cute friendly shop in Fitzroy stocks all of our kit flavours (including Chocolate Paradise Porter)! So if you […]