Brewmaster Series: Wicklow Wolf - John Allen - Apex Oatmeal Stout
Join us as we chat with John Allen, Wicklow Wolf’s head brewer, and analyse their Apex Oatmeal Stout in full detail.
If you’re not familiar with the Brewmaster Series, this is one for the homebrewers and the beer geeks! We invite a head brewer to fully break down the beer recipe of one of their signature brews, from start to finish. We provide a homebrew recipe too, so if you’re a homebrewer you can have a bash at brewing it yourself! This episode sees us analyse Wicklow Wolf’s Apex Oatmeal Stout in full detail, talking through everything from its water profile, grain bill, mash and hopping schedule, all the way through to fermentation and packaging.
This episode is slightly different to our previous podcast episodes, as it was recorded during a live online event that we hosted previously. We shared the recipe on screen as we chatted through it, so you may hear some references to that. Unfortunately we can’t do that on the podcast for obvious reasons, but the recipe is available to download here.
Link to recipe: https://www.craic-beer-community.ie/posts/28119991
You can check out the Wicklow Wolf brewhouse as part of their brewery tour, and have a tasting of their beers in their taproom.
As always, a huge thanks to the brilliant Arms That Fit Like Legs for providing the theme music for the podcast! The track is "You Will Go On My First Whistle". Links:
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