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...

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...

Belgian Tripel Recipe – BIAB Test Batch

I’m also brewing this for a co-worker of mine. He’s big on big beers, so of course he requested this hefty Belgian ale. The one in particular is also inspired from a local brew-pub. It has...

Whiskey At Night: Oak Aged Porter

If you can believe it, I haven’t made a beer in over 8 months (around the time my daughter was born). I decided to tackle an oak aged porter this time. I chose this style as the long aging time ...