January Meeting – Monday 7th

For our first meeting of 2013 we have a guest speaker, Jules Whiteway from the London Fields Brewery, who will be talking to us about the brewery and particularly what they’re doing in terms of their new programme of classes,…

December Meeting – Monday 3rd

Jules Whiteway from the London Fields Brewery will be coming along to talk to us about what they’re doing in terms of their new programme of classes, workshops and experience days at the brewery aimed at the novice moving through to…

November Meeting – Monday 5th

This month Ken Bazley will be hosting a short talk and associated tasting of our yeast trial experiment. A number of members have brewed the same basic recipe (below) on their own systems, substituting in a yeast of choice. A mixture of…

October Meeting – Monday 1st

David Hobson will be discussing LAB’s web presence and Geoff Cooper will be leading us through a sensory analysis session where we will be identifying flavours and flavour faults. Members who won medals at the recent National Homebrew Competition will be bringing…

LAB strikes at the National!

The CBA National Homebrewers Competition took place in Bristol on Saturday 15th September 2012. Twenty of our members entered a few beers and some entered several more than that. Bryan even entered the same beer into 4 different categories! A…

CBA Club of the year – IPA

Congratulations to Dave Halse who’s beer will go forward to round 3 of the CBA Club Only Competition. It was the toughest LAB selection yet with 14 entries. After two rounds Bristol Craft Brewers and London Amateur Brewers are neck and…

September 2012 – Meeting Notes

We chose the finalist for the 2012 CBA Club Competition in the IPA category. There were a total of 12 entries into the category, 2 in the English IPA sub-category, 9 in the IPA category, and 1 Double or Imperial…