Tag: brewing

Winter Stillness… and Honeyed Ale

It is only 6 weeks to the start of the new year’s season starting to roll into full swing and for me, this time is a seasonal night of rest before the dawning of the new year. So I sit… And watch. I watch the dusk creeping in over the mountains. And stoke the fire for another early evening lost in thought. An aid to that thought is mulled drinks. […]

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Cwrw Ysgaw – Elderflower Beer (Recipe)

I have a bit of a strange relationship with Elder (Sambucus nigra) – it is a medicinal tree that I love dearly and have a lot of space in my heart for. It is a sacred tree in the Germanic folk traditions and every part of it cries out to be used. I even know someone who makes Welsh bagpipes from the stems, which are hollow. Yet, I just can’t […]

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