Category Archives: Beer

Doppel Weizen Bock (I think).

Yesterday (Saturday) I brewed a new batch of beer. The weather was beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. And it was perty too. January 3rd, and it hit 68F, was sunny, and not humid. Absolutely gorgeous. Anyhow, I made a DoppelWeizenBock. This’ll be … Continue reading

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Beer in process.

Today was a good homebrewing (as a hobby) day. I didn’t actually brew, but I got the IPA moved to secondary, and the sweet stout (from months ago) kegged. While I was doing this, I got to spend some quality … Continue reading

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Batch of IPA

Brewed an IPA with the help of a friend from work, who is learning to homebrew. Click the link to read all the juicy details. Continue reading

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Pilsner – My first lager.

Well, I just put the latest brew to bed in the fermentation fridge. It’s a pilsner kit from Listermann’s, and my very first lager. Thus far I’ve only done ales, so I’m really looking forward to see how this one … Continue reading

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She’s a keeper.

My lovely, darling wife bought me a very nice present. It’s something I’ve been wanting, and despite her aversion to this passtime she bought me one of its accoutrements, which I have been eyeing for a while. She bought me … Continue reading

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New Brew – New Brewing Room

I just transferred my latest brew to its secondary fermentor. This sweet “milk” stout should be ready for kegging after a week or two. The brew was uneventful, though its primary fermentation spewed foam all over the inside of my … Continue reading

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That’s Mmm mm good.

Well, I have tapped my keg of IPA. It has been aging for several months, and is now very drinkable. I would assume that it’ll only get better with age (as it seems to do), but it is at the … Continue reading

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Scotch Ale Brewing

I currently have a Scotch Ale brewing. I’m 34 minutes into the boil, and thought I’d go ahead and throw this post up here. It’s going to be a very heavy, malty ale. Not bitter at all, and full of … Continue reading

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IPA Kegged

In the interests of making at least ONE post before the end of July, I have now kegged my second IPA. It is beautifully bitter, with a very clean finish. It needs to age a bit more, and I’m looking … Continue reading

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New beer toys.

I am now the proud owner of a kegerator, 7 pin-lock cornelious kegs, 4 taps, 2 CO2 tanks, a 4-way manifold, and a whole mess of beer line. I’ll have homemade beer on tap in my basement. [sarcasm]My wife is … Continue reading

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A little alcohol regularly is the best way to go.

I know it’s been a while since I’ve updated the site. Been too busy and/or sick lately to do much. But it’ll get going again, I promise! Today’s story is the recent release of data from a 12 year Harvard … Continue reading

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Beer to Wine

Alrighty, I found another article for you beer drinkers out there. You might reconsider your interest in beer brewing, and learn about the fine art of grape stomping. http://www.cnn.com/2002/HEALTH/conditions/11/11/wine.dementia.reut/index.html

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