Kept you waiting, huh? I thought I’d sworn off updating this after spending most days neck deep in WordPress writing for a tech blog at my old gig, but even that ended more than a year ago. Here we are again shaking off the rust and trying to prevent my brain from turning to mush, […]Read more "Sippin’ on Funk & Juice"
Is there any other beer that screams spring more than a saison? I’m not one for brewing seasonally, but this might be the most refreshing style as the days get warmer. Pale ales are great, but a nice saison is quite the palate cleanser after brewing with loads of hops as I tend to do. […]Read more "Melt of Winter to a New Saison"
Nothing’s better than a slapped together success and low expectations. This beer was so last minute I was still figuring out the recipe as the wort was coming to a boil. I originally planned on making a Sour IPA/dry hopped Gose. I bought lacto, Brett Trois, and half a pound of Nelson Sauvin with the hopes […]Read more "Serendipitous Something: Slap-dashed Conan IPA"
I finally got a chance to try the much lauded Heady Topper back in December and it truly exceeded my expectations for such a hyped beer. Unlike my experience with Zombie Dust, the hype is real with this one. I’ve had beer brewed with Conan yeast in the past so I had an idea of what […]Read more "Juicy in a German way: a German pale ale brewed with Conan yeast"
The weather is cold again and the time is right for another dark beer on tap. I always find my stouts get better with a little time under their belt so I planned to make this stout in advance to savor it during these cold winter months. Oddly enough, the idea came to me during […]Read more "Not really a Coffee Milk Stout"
Zombie Dust is one of those beers that every beer lover immediately lusts after when they first get into craft brews, so when I started brewing I knew it was something I would need to make for myself, especially due to its rarity and prestige as one of the best pale ales in the world. Three […]Read more "Zombie Dust Clone Tasting Notes"