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Posted by in Chemicals in food on Jul 01, 2014 .

What do campden tablets do and why?

These are basically sodium / potassium metabisulphite in...

Posted by in Beer Making on Jun 13, 2014 .

For hundreds of years hops have been used as the 'seasoning' in beer. Originally a wild-growing...

So why do the little sods get into my homebrew?

Fruit flies seem to be everywhere this year -...

Posted by in Beer Making, Chemicals in food on Aug 19, 2014 .

I recently attended a homebrew course being run by a local shop ( I like to keep up with things...