Historic Brewing records up to 1955

Australia & New Zealand Homebrewing Forum

Help Support Australia & New Zealand Homebrewing Forum:

Edd Mather 6

Well-Known Member
Joined
27/7/17
Messages
111
Reaction score
44
Location
England
Hi , I`m a UK based brewer and brewing historian , looking for any photos of old Aussie brewing records (pre 1955 - 60) to balance the content of my book on historical brewing , I`d be happy to trade recipies for pics , and if any of you want any historic recipies from the uk , the list below is of some of the UK breweries whose records i`ve got examples and converted the recipies of ;
Henry Bentley & Co , Eshaldwell Brewery , Woodlesford ,Nr Leeds , W.Yorks : 1892 - 4
Joshua Tetley & Sons , Leeds 1844-1920 , XP Brew Bk 1934 - 1942
Tennant Brothers , Sheffield 1954 - 1960
Greenall`s (St Helens, Lancs) 1780`s , early 1860`s
Peter Walker & Sons : Dallam Lane Brewery , Warrington , Lancs 1891 - 1920
Boddington`s 1901 - 1958
Allsopp`s / Ind Coope 1935
I`m happy to e mail a fuller list o`doom ! ,
Cheers ,
Edd
 

Lord Raja Goomba I

Prisoner of Sobriety
Joined
21/5/10
Messages
4,882
Reaction score
977
Location
Ferny Grove, Brisbane
Hi , I`m a UK based brewer and brewing historian , looking for any photos of old Aussie brewing records (pre 1955 - 60) to balance the content of my book on historical brewing , I`d be happy to trade recipies for pics , and if any of you want any historic recipies from the uk , the list below is of some of the UK breweries whose records i`ve got examples and converted the recipies of ;
Henry Bentley & Co , Eshaldwell Brewery , Woodlesford ,Nr Leeds , W.Yorks : 1892 - 4
Joshua Tetley & Sons , Leeds 1844-1920 , XP Brew Bk 1934 - 1942
Tennant Brothers , Sheffield 1954 - 1960
Greenall`s (St Helens, Lancs) 1780`s , early 1860`s
Peter Walker & Sons : Dallam Lane Brewery , Warrington , Lancs 1891 - 1920
Boddington`s 1901 - 1958
Allsopp`s / Ind Coope 1935
I`m happy to e mail a fuller list o`doom ! ,
Cheers ,
Edd

Ironically, your best bet may be a fellow Yorkshire man by the name of BribieG. Loves researching bronzed brews.
 

gap

Well-Known Member
Joined
13/9/07
Messages
847
Reaction score
91
I suggest you contact a member here, korev, he actually wrote the book Bronzed Brews.
 

MHB

Well-Known Member
Joined
1/10/05
Messages
6,466
Reaction score
3,925
Location
Newcastle
Not suer he hasn't retired but
Dr Brett Stubbs at Sothern Cross University did research on Australian brewing history, might be worth an email
Mark

Dr Brett J. Stubbs
School of Environmental Science and Management
Southern Cross University
P.O. Box 157
LISMORE. NSW. Australia. 2480
brett.stubbs@scu.edu.au
 

Edd Mather 6

Well-Known Member
Joined
27/7/17
Messages
111
Reaction score
44
Location
England
Thanks for the info , I`ll give it a whirl ,
Regards ,
Edd

just tried the e mail address , not working ; please feel free to pass on my e mail address to Dr Stubbs if you`re able to ,
Regards,
edd
 
Last edited:

Edd Mather 6

Well-Known Member
Joined
27/7/17
Messages
111
Reaction score
44
Location
England
I'd love to see the XP brew bk
Hi , I`ll happily pop you a recipie (if you could let me know what your brew kit`s like , capacity , efficiency etc) for the the XP Brewing Books I`ve got ; Tetley`s (1934 -41) , or the 1875-76 Dallam Lane (Walker`s), drop me an email to eddbrewer6@gmail.com with the style of beer you`d like
Tetley`s XP book , has Light Mild , Mild , Light Bitter and the Bitter and a couple of others ,
Walker`s : Variations on Bitter & 1 brewing of Falstaff
Cheers ,
Edd
 

Edd Mather 6

Well-Known Member
Joined
27/7/17
Messages
111
Reaction score
44
Location
England
Wouldn't mind having a gander at the Ind Coop/Allsop recipes.
How Do ,
here`s the beer list for the Allsopp`s / Ind Coope Ledger from ALLSOPP`S (BURTON ON TRENT) Brewery , not the IND COOPE( Burton or , Romford) breweries .
If you can let me know what your kit`s like , efficiency and brewlength , i`ll send you the recipie(s) !!(could you let me know the general malts & hops available over there?)

Samuel Allsopp & Sons / Ind Coope Ledger 1935
(Brewed @ the Allsopp`s Brewery)

MILD ALES

B. No Date Quality O.G Rkg.grav & Date

1/230 11.02.1935 M .a 1.028 1.007 23.02.35

13/242 15.02.1935 X 1.029 1.008 22.02.35

13/242 15.02.1935 XX 1.034 1.009 22.02.35

2/231 12.02.1935 XXX 1.042 1.010 20.02.35

4/233 12.02.1935 XXX6 1.042 1.010.5 19.02.35

* 1/243 18.02.1935 XXX Spl 1.042 1.013 26.02.35

2/244 19.02.1935 XXX A 1.064 1.019 26.02.35

XXX B 1.054 1.015 26.02.35

XXX C 1.044 1.011 26.02.35

2/231 12.02.1935 XXXX 1.047 1.012 20.02.35


13/242 15.02.1935 X LM 1.036 1.009 22.02.35


2/244 19.02.1935 No 2 1.068 1.020 27.02.35
2/231 12.02.1935 No 3 1.054 1.014 20.02.35
PALE & BITTER BEERS

B.No DATE QUALITY O.G Rkg.grav DATE

* 3/332 09.04.1935 D 1.053 1.013 17.04.35

* 10/239 14.02.1935 John Bull(J.B) 1.049 1.012.5 23.02.35

5/234 13.02.1935 B.B 1.047 1.011.5 21.02.35

7/236 13.02.1935 IPA 1.042 1.012 20.02.35

13.02.1935 B 1.041 1.010 20.02.35

7/249 20.02.1935 L . B 1.031 1.009.5 27.02.35

STOUTS

* 6/235 13.02.1935 D.S 1.042 1.012.5 20.02.35

* 12/241 15.02.1935 S 1.044 1.012 22.02.35

* 1/230 11.02.1935 M.S(Milk Stout) 1.044 1.010.5 19.02.35
STRONG ALES

* 10/234 04.04.1935 AA No 1 1.084 1.023 12.04.35

(BOTTLING)

* 9/264 28.02.1935 (AA No 1) 1.084 1.028 08.03.35


4/318 02.04.1935 JUBILEE ALE 1.141 1.010.5 13.04.35


Gyle types marked “ * ” denote single gyles , all other brews were parti gyled

Enjoy !!,
Cheers ,
Edd
 

Edd Mather 6

Well-Known Member
Joined
27/7/17
Messages
111
Reaction score
44
Location
England
Hi , I`m a UK based brewer and brewing historian , looking for any photos of old Aussie brewing records (pre 1955 - 60) to balance the content of my book on historical brewing , I`d be happy to trade recipies for pics , and if any of you want any historic recipies from the uk , the list below is of some of the UK breweries whose records i`ve got examples and converted the recipies of ;
Henry Bentley & Co , Eshaldwell Brewery , Woodlesford ,Nr Leeds , W.Yorks : 1892 - 4
Joshua Tetley & Sons , Leeds 1844-1920 , XP Brew Bk 1934 - 1942
Tennant Brothers , Sheffield 1954 - 1960
Greenall`s (St Helens, Lancs) 1780`s , early 1860`s
Peter Walker & Sons : Dallam Lane Brewery , Warrington , Lancs 1891 - 1920
Boddington`s 1901 - 1958
Allsopp`s / Ind Coope 1935
I`m happy to e mail a fuller list o`doom ! ,
Cheers ,
Edd
 

Edd Mather 6

Well-Known Member
Joined
27/7/17
Messages
111
Reaction score
44
Location
England
Hi ,
If any of you happy mashers want UK recipies, pop me an email to eddbrewer6@gmail. com , I'll send a few lists of Breweries that I've got records of , and then you can pick a beer, I'll be doing the conversions based on a 30 litre kit with 75% mash efficiency,
Cheers ,
Edd
 

Latest posts

Top