Brewing a Belgian Dubbel

Brewing an all grain Belgian Dubbel has been on my bucket list for a while, and I’m happy to have finally got around to it. There were a few issues on brew-day, like it pouring right when I need...

Salty and Tart Tangerine Gose

On another brew-for-you adventure. This was going to be a blood orange gose based on the Anderson Valley craft beer. However, blood orange season ran dry so I’ll be doing tangerines instead. The...

Berliner Braggot Mead Using A Partigyle Mash

I decided to use a partigyle mash to get some extra wort to create a braggot from a separate brew day. I’ve been working a few methods to put sour and funky meads together, and this stands as an...

Making a Sour Mead with Lactobacillus Plantarum

Decided to fire up another sour mead this last week. This time without any brettanomyces or pedioucoccus. I’ll be souring this mead exclusively with L. Plantarum caplets. This allows the mead to...

All Grain Grodziskie Beer V2

The person who I had brewed the first version for wanted some more. After I had brewed V1, I learned that it wasn’t a true-to-style grodziskie, which would use 100% oak smoked wheat in the grain...

Golden Rye Sour Recipe

I spent the last month or so doing on-off experiments instead of really working on developing repeatable recipes. But I’m back in the saddle of recipes. Since bottling my sour brown ale, I’...

Vienna Equinox SMaSH Beer

I’m not dead. In fact, I made some beer this week and have lots more beer I need to make, but that’s talk for another time. This time, I’ve got a SMaSH (single malt single hop) beer ...

All Grain Blonde Ale Version Two

I recently got the opportunity to brew a version of my blonde ale for a co-worker’s wedding. In the original version, there were a few things that needed to be addressed with the recipe. For exa...

Strawberry Cherry Melomel Mead

I brewed a hydromel a few months ago with the intent of adding something to it at some point, I just didn’t know at the time. The time came when some cherries my wife had bought started to show ...