Simple poll to guide my next posts.
Just want to see how folks deal with their water. What you have to do depends on your source, and associated mineral contents. I’m wondering how actively folks prepare their brewing water.
Poll to see how you select your ingredients / brewing kits. Single choice, just choose the one you do the most.
I’m just interested in seeing how folks brew. I believe the vast majority of home brewers are extract brewers, but I’m also interested to see the breakdown of my reach. Bonus points for answering in the comments section if your … Continue reading
The first and last words on the subject, I took a while off from brewing, but I’m back at it. Here’s what I’ve been up to, since being back brewing. Replacing my keggerator lines and cleaning taps. Initially built it … Continue reading
I’ve found I want to replace my aging wing capper with bench capper, I’m wondering what you use to cap, and if you like it. Please comment with type of capper if you are a big fan of it, … Continue reading
Quite a few brew days have passed since my last update, 10 brew sessions to be precise. I’ve not had a ton of time to blog and brew, I chose brewing. I’ve brewed 4 Berliner weisses and one Gose, 2 IPAs (one smoked english, one hoppy american North east style), 2 milds, and a saison. I’m up to batch 49, and thinking about what should be batch 50. I’ve made good progress on Berliners, with 1/2 of my batch 6 being almost exactly what I have wanted. Batch 7 is effectively a rebrew, if it’s where I want it, I’ll consider that beer conquered. I’m waiting a few more days for to taste the beer, to ensure it’s where it should be sour wise. IMG 4368 f it is, I’ll write it up, and finally include the results of my Berliner survey. My Gose, Down Gose Frazier, is also in a similar situation. It’s waiting on final souring / fruit before I can write that up. They are really that different from each other, I’m hoping the recipe changes are sufficient to distinguish them more than just a salty Berliner. Continue reading
I brewed this a while back, kicked the keg tonight while bottling for homebrewing club night. I said I’d share my notes / recipe. The Recipe is based on the BYO Clones from cans recipes. https://byo.com/stories/issue/itemlist/category/52-mar-apr-2012 (no recipe here). I’ve been making … Continue reading
I’m trying to gather some data about how folks brew their Berliner Weisses if you wouldn’t mind taking the survey, and passing it along to your friends who brew them that may not read my blog I’d appreciate it. I’ll … Continue reading
I’ve struggled getting proper carbonation on some of my bottles, specifically my sour saison. When I finished reading the chapter on packaging in American Sour beers, and it didn’t have any better advise than test and see. I then realized … Continue reading