Cheeky Peak Blog

  1. Brew in a Bag: A Starters Guide

    Are you thinking about Brew in a Bag as an All Grain Brewing option? In this 'starters guide' you gain a broad overview of the popular method and if it will suit your needs.

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  2. Simple Temperature Control Solution

    Precise fermentation temperature control is an absolute non-negotiable if you want to produce consistent homebrew beer.

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  3. How to Start Developing your own Homebrew Recipes

    Developing your own homebrew recipes can be an extremely rewarding process. Tasting a beer that you concepulised and produced is the ultimate buzz for a homebrewer.

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  4. Brewing Fundamentals: Cleaning and Sanitising

    Properly cleaned and sanitised equipment is the first step to ensure your fermentation produces high quality beer. Without this step, you are heading into dangerous territory with the high likelihood of a poorly performing fermentation, or worse, a spoiled beer that is un-drinkable.

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  5. 7 Key Steps to Improve your Homebrew Beer

    Home brewers are always looking for any way to improve their beer. I mean who wants to be serving below par beers to their family and friends???

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  6. DIY Keezer Build - Parts List

    Recently at Cheeky Peak Brewery we constructed an 8 tap Keezer. We built the Keezer to enable us to pour samples of our fresh wort kits with the idea being that customers can “try before they buy”.

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  7. How to Rehydrate Your Yeast

    The most consistent method to ensure your dry yeast is at its peak and ready for fermentation is by correctly rehydrating your yeast. Follow these next steps for effective rehydration…

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  8. Fermentation Schedule

    It’s important to understand that not all fermentations are consistent across the board. Variations such as yeast health, yeast numbers, oxygen levels, pitching temperatures, fermentation temperatures will all play a role in determining how your fermentation will perform.

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  9. Determining Sparge Water Volumes

    A question that comes up a lot amongst the homebrewing community, especially brewers new to all grain brewing is “how much sparge water do I need to use?”

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  10. Simple Whirlpool Hop Procedure

    You may have been cruising through some online recipes lately or heard chatter amongst your fellow brewers regarding whirlpool hop additions to help boost your overall hop profile. The process is simple and requires no fancy equipment...

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