It gives me great pleasure to announce that recently, I acquired the website Brewingbrowser.com.

My reasoning for acquiring this site was simple. I love to write about brewing beer, I love to brew beer (and taste it), and not to mention, I love to talk about it. …


Dear reader,

Please find my first instalment of the Beerologist newsletter on Medium.

Here is what happened at the Beerologist last week.

Last Sunday, I spoke with Colter Wilson from HomebrewingDIY as part of his podcast. Specifically, we talked about dogmas in the world of homebrewing and how science could…


Exciting changes afoot

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It doesn’t often happen when you get to combine the expertise you have developed over 20 years together with your hobby or interest. Perhaps it takes a global pandemic and a lockdown to gain a new perspective. …


Trump and Johnson statement: No haircut is better than a bad haircut

A sharp rise in amateur lockdown hair cuts alarms governments, scientists, and hairdressers across the globe.

Boris Johnson and Donald Trump: “No hair cut is better than a bad hair cut”. Image credits: sdobmoriel

Governments worldwide scramble for a solution as the number of unidentifiable hairstyles is rising sharply.

It has emerged that governments across the globe have discussed the sharp rise in bad haircuts as the lockdown eases. According to senior sources, leaders expressed concern that certain bad hair jobs may form an aesthetic threat to the human species.

“We have seen a few reports, describing some extremely…


Four hours in lockdown hell

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Coffee!!

Thankfully, the wait is brief.
Teddy rolls up his sleeves. A comfortable sweater is all he needs today.
After a quick boot up, he checks his emails.

Check.

Ready to bash his keyboard with gusto, a tinge. Teddy craves more coffee. As he gets up to get another drink…


To make your beer sing

An argument and primer to isolating your own yeast for brewing beer

Image by Hans Braxmeier from Pixabay

Yeast. Every article you read about beer brewing will tell you that this little microbe is a critical ingredient. Yeast is there to produce alcohol and a wide range of flavourful secondary metabolites that give your brew such a pleasant profile.

Yeast is one of the most defining additions to…


Welcome to the beer shack

We need to talk about your favourite drink. With summer fast approaching in the northern hemisphere, beer will be the cold and refreshing drink many will turn to. How is beer made? How can I make my own brew? What is the science of beer making? In this publication, I…


Build momentum to boost your performance

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Lockdown and stress can cause significant disruption to your health, routine and productivity. Work from home has become an unescapable factor in life. Using visualisation techniques can be of great help to fight procrastination. Below you will find my approach. I have called it “Summit”.

We all know that when…

EdgarHuitema

Pretend Oracle and Serial Back-Follower. Writes for good health & fun, and cheers to yours. Willing contributor to exciting or fun publications.

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