Posts Tagged ‘Bog Myrtle’



Yesterday Billy and I bottled out first keggery beer. It’s a basic beer with some added cascade hops, bog myrtle and yarrow using an american ale yeast, and, of course, some hot rocks. We also had a little early morning taste. The bog myrtle was surprisingly overpowering. We had thought that the hops would balance […]

How to make a ‘Viking’ Ale in 4 easy steps

How to make a 'Viking' Ale in 4 easy steps

Here’s a short comic we made about how to make the ‘Viking’ Ale, which has been reported widely on, to our surprise.. (see here, here, here and here). We spent Sunday bottling and experimenting with another variation (which didn’t quite succeed – more on that some other time). Our ‘Viking Ale’ has turned out to […]