Author Archives: Vicki

Whiskey Barrel Beer

Now is the time to start thinking about those big winter beers   Purchased an 8 gal Whiskey Barrel Cleaned it with Star San Added a home brewed stout (fermented 3 weeks) Added Vanilla beans Now we wait 3-5 months

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Women in Michigan beer industry brew up a collaboration

Eight women brewers and industry professionals from across Michigan will gather Sunday at Griffin Claw Brewing Co. in Birmingham to make Unite red ale — a recipe being brewed by women in countries all over the world that day in … Continue reading

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beerfest benefiting the autsim and disabled community.

Epic Beer Festival at the Legendary Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum April 25th, 2015 Hops & Hopes Craft Beer Day features America’s greatest breweries, special appearances from premier brewmasters and beer legends, celebrity guests, a Guinness Book of World Records event, and the judging of the … Continue reading

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Heady Paul

Glenn and Gregg watching the temp. Boil  the bittering hops for 60 min Mastering the cool down. Paul and Glenn Style Information Name: Heady Paul Recipe Type: Extract Category: IPA Grains & Extracts Name Amount Notes Pale 2 Row 20.87 … Continue reading

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Drink beer to protect your brain!

According to new research, a compound used in beer could help protect brain cells from damage. So, cheers! The study found Xanthohumol, a compound in the hops used to flavour beer, is able to protect the brain from degenerative disorders, such … Continue reading

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Crocodile Bile Suspected In Poison Beer Deaths. Oh my.

Samples of a country’s traditional beer are sent for testing after possibly being contaminated with crocodile bile. Some 72 people have died and nearly 200 others were taken to hospital in Mozambique after drinking contaminated beer at a funeral. It … Continue reading

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Beer Baths are in

A spa in Boca Raton offers a “fountain of youth” treatment, which is basically just bathing in a tub full of beer Well, now we’ve seen everything. Maui Spa in Boca Raton offers a fountain of youth bath made from … Continue reading

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Ballast Point, Stone Craft Beer Available on Delta Flights

Two San Diego craft beers will be available to passengers on many Delta Air Lines flights beginning this week. Beer from Ballast Point Brewing Co. and Stone Brewing Co. will join selections from New York, Massachusetts, Georgia and Northern California as … Continue reading

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Rye HOP Bomb

Project Day while Brewing Installing a fan in the BrewHut Greg supplying electric Glenn Checking the wort flow. Another Great Brewing Day!!   Style Information Name: Rye Hop Bomb Recipe Type: Extract Category: Hoppy Pale Grains & Extracts Name Amount … Continue reading

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AHS,”White Christmas White Stout”

Style Information Name: White Christmas White Stout Recipe Type: Extract Category: ? Grains & Extracts Name Amount Notes Flaked Oats 1.25 lb Oats can be used up to 30% of the grain bill, and add a distinctive full bodied grainy/oaty … Continue reading

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Generic Pale

Style Information Name: Mandrina Recipe Type: Extract Category: American Pale Ale Grains & Extracts Name Amount Notes Pale 2 Row 9 lbs A great base malt for all beer styles, especially American ales and lagers. With moderate protein and enzyme … Continue reading

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Zombie Dust

Circulating in the boil. Smells so good! Style Information Name: Zombie Dust Recipe Type: Extract Category: American Pale Ale Grains & Extracts Name Amount Notes Pale 2 Row 23.5 lb A great base malt for all beer styles, especially American … Continue reading

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Troegs did it again!

  Troegs Brewing Company in Hershey won a gold medal Saturday at the Great American Brew Festival. Its Troegenator Double Bock took first place in the Bock category at the annual festival in Denver, Colorado. Troegenator is dark, strong lager, and … Continue reading

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Arachnophobia

Wort traveling through the Hop Spider and Hops infusing lots of flavor into the boil   1.010  Oct 18,2014 Tangerine, light grapefruit, slightly bitter. 5.5 ABV Style Information Name: Arachnophobia Recipe Type: Extract Category: Hoppy Pale Grains & Extracts Name … Continue reading

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Chocolate PB Stout

I will be enjoying this beer for Christmas Continue reading

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