Honey Porter

The second part of my dual brew day (if you missed the first part, you can find the Rye Wit here) was a Honey Porter.  I had brewed one a few years ago from a kit and it turned out pretty well.  A friend, who happens to keep bees, asked if he supplied some honey more »

Rye Wit

This weekend I decided to attempt something I haven’t done in a while…a double brew day. This isn’t something I often do because if you don’t manage your time well things are going to get hectic. I don’t brew to have a hectic day. I brew to enjoy the process and make beer. That said I’ve more »

Just Peachy

  My wife, God love her, is not a fan of beer.  Wine, cider, and mead are really more her speed.  On a recent trip to California she tasted and really liked a peach mead.  I cannot remember who made it or what the name of it was, but that is not the point.  The point more »

BrewPi Build: The Beginning

A while back I bought a Raspberry Pi which is a computer about the size of an Altoids tin that was developed in the UK.  There are a number of cool things you can do with this thing and after playing around with it for a while it ended up setting in my box of tinkering more »

Father’s Day Brew

I’ve had some WLP530 slurry in my fridge for a little while and I’ve been itching to use it on something, but was having a hard time deciding on what.  I finally put together a simple recipe for a low alcohol Belgian beer.  Something akin to a Patersbier, but a wee bit darker in color. more »