After cutting our teeth on several extract and mini-mash brews, we decided to take the plunge into all-grain brewing. What the heck does that mean? When you brew beer, you need four things: grains, water, yeast, and hops. Up until the late 1500′s, they didn’t even have hops, so they threw in whatever they came [...]
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I love coffee just as much as I love beer. Combine the two, and I can’t help but love it more. After a night tasting Real Ale’s Coffee Porter at Ginger Man, Rick, Ethan and I decided we had to give it a go on our own. We found a recipe online for an Espresso [...]
Just a quick post today. I’ll continue to update it throughout the week as the 2nd fermentation continues. Last night, we transferred our baby beer into the carboy where it will live until next Monday, when we bottle. Here’s the progress so far:
I love beer. That’s really the only motivating factor to this endeavor. My friends Dave and Kent have been homebrewing for years, but I have only been talking about it and enjoying their tasty brews. Last weekend, Ethan and Rick finally kicked my butt into gear and we actually acted on one of the many [...]