Uncle Arthurs Famous Falling Over Water
1 good bitter or ale kit
1.5kg light malt extract
15g Fuggles hop pellets
1 Mix the hop pellets with a cup of water in a saucepan, bring this to the boil then turn heat off.
2 Add the hot hop mixture & other ingredients (except yeast) to 2-4 litres of hot water in a bucket (less in hot weather, more in cold weather).
3 Mix thoroughly.
4 Half fill fermenter with cold water & add the hot mixture.
5 Add more cold water to the 22 litre mark.
6 When the temperature is 30ºC or less, add the yeast & continue making your beer as described in STAGES 2 & 3 of the step by step instructions on this page.