Moose drool boil

Settled In & Finally Brewing Again

My move half way across the country back to Texas from Oregon put a damper in my homebrewing.  I did find time to make a few 1 gallon batches of hard cider and have a three gallon Cherry Mead going since it was so successful before, but I’ve finally found …

cherry mead bottled

Bottled First Mead – Cherry Mead

Today I put into bottles my first mead, well my first one in over 12 years.   I used 375ml clear bottles for this and love them, I will use these for future meads as well. This was just a simple 1 gallon recipe using cherry juice from Trader Joe’s. …

Spices for Pumpkin Saison

Pumpkin Saison

  My fall season beer this year will be different than most brewers offer.  I’m sticking with the Saison theme and taking …

‘Cottage’ Saison

Another recipe I’ve lifted from Homebrewtalk, this one because it is 72F at the lowest in my basement and I don’t want …

Milk warming

Simple Greek Yogurt

A recipe in a modern canning book my wife had caught my eye.  Homemade Greek yogurt.  It looked so easy to make, …

sour mash berliner weiss

Sour Mash Berliner Weiss

Following a method outlined by a podcast I listened to last year, BasicBrewingRadio from July 26, 2012 and the link from that …

bottling from keg 1

Bottling From Keg

Now that I am full on into kegging again, I wanted to give bottling a shot from the kegs.  This would allow …

Flaked Wheat

“Red Louse” Wit Brewday

I have moved away from naming my brews unless it is a recipe I will repeat which has not been very many.  …

ESB mash

ESB

The first in my English Beer ‘series’ I’ll be producing this summer.  This is a cross between a Brewing Classic Styles and …