Monthly Archives: August 2014

Lacto Sour Beer R1

Grinding the grain mixture Waiting for the boil Frothy, bubbly Oat Meal  Boil. Boiling around the Hop Spider     Style Information Name: Lacto Sour Beer R1 Recipe Type: All Grain Category: Sour Grains & Extracts Name Amount Notes Pilsner … Continue reading

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Melavender

Mead is a wonderfully complex and great tasting drink. Like beer, it comes in a dizzying array of styles including sweet mead, Pyment (with grapes), Cyser (with cider), Melomel (with fruit), Metheglin (with herbs/spices) and Braggot (with hops). In fact … Continue reading

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Windowsill Clone by Ligero

Grinding the Barley 01-04-2014.  Added Rhubarb Puree 08-09-2014. Nice Pellicle.  ABV at this point is 6.55. Very nice Sour fruity flavor.  This sour is 8 months old. Back into the closet. We harvested the yeast from this bottle of Windowsill … Continue reading

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I may be Lactose intollerant, but I’m having this one!

When a beer is brewed as a one-time, limited edition, only-available-at-the-brewpub beer, and later hits shelves across the country, you know it must be good. That’s the case with Stone’s newest beer – Stone Coffee Milk Stout – which was … Continue reading

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Firestone Walker Pale 31 Clone

08-09-2014 Greg Stirring the mash Garf, the Brew Hut cat, and Glenn waiting on the boil Adding 140 degree sparge water Put into keg 09-01-2014  Gravity: 1.008 Style Information Name: FW Pale 31 Recipe Type: All Grain Category: American Pale … Continue reading

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The Bruery’s, “Tart of Darkness”

06-22-2013  One pound of Flaked Oats in these grains makes this very sticky. Drying it so it can be fed to animals. This is what we saw in the morning, 19 hours after the brew. We have very happy, hungry … Continue reading

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Watermelon Beer? I’ll have a pint!

Autumn seasonal beers already are showing up on grocery store shelves, but summer isn’t over at the Brewery at Hershey, which is about to come out with a new summertime brew called Melonious Assault. “It’s an American wheat beer that … Continue reading

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Beer Edges Out Wine As Drink Of Choice…

Beer Is Americans’ Adult Beverage of Choice This Year More than six in 10 adults say they drink, similar to recent averages PRINCETON, NJ — As they have for most of the past two decades, Americans who drink alcohol choose … Continue reading

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Even In C Stores, 110% Growth!!

Craft Beer Sales Surge 110% Mintel report finds the craft beer trend continues to grow. New research from Mintel suggests that while craft beer drinkers may indeed love the big, bold flavors of their favorite artisanal brew, they also place … Continue reading

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Good Times For Canadian Hop Farmers!

B.C. brewers hop to it Craft beer renaissance drives demand for the bitter flowers and sparks a rebirth of hop farming Hop vines with tiny buds emerging at Persephone Brewing. VANCOUVER — Farm-lag and the explosion of new craft breweries … Continue reading

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