Monthly Archives: June 2013

NOOOOOO! Fake Craft Beer?

Craft brewers be warned, you are no longer needed. There is no longer a need to pay the extra money for your finely crafted beer. Now, I can buy an 18 pack of cheap beer and then buy an OnTap … Continue reading

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Love New Toys

The Bazooka Screen screws into the drain on the inside of the brew Kettle. As the wort is racked off, the screen keeps a good amount of the trub from leaving the kettle The Hop Spider fits into the kettle … Continue reading

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More Beer! ‘s, ” Black IPA”

Brewing with the Hop Spider neatly keeping the hops contained Thiefing a taste. Checking gravity. Style Information Recipe Type: Extract Category: IPA Grains & Extracts Name Amount Notes Crystal 60L 12 oz Add and steep to 170 degrees. Drain. Do … Continue reading

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Russian River’s,” Pliny the Elder”

Brewers at “work” Tie a hop sack around the racking wand before lowering into carboy to help keep the trub from going into the keg. After 10 days, gravity is 1.010, making this beer 9.17 abv, which is higher than … Continue reading

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Destination Pale

  Brewing Destination Pale to put into the new kegerator. Keg full of carbon dioxide Fill with 5 gal of beer Put additional aroma hops in bag with a shot glass for weight and tie bag with a piece of … Continue reading

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Father’s Day gifts: Beer gear for dads

Father’s day is June 16th Humorist Dave Barry has said, “the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. The wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza.” Ben Franklin … Continue reading

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Keg Cooler

Installing the new Kegerator! Excited to have our house beer ready and waiting! We filled both of these half kegs with a pale ( Paul 2). One for us, one to give.

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