This past weekend I broke out the two tap cold plate setup and had two beers on tap for the big “Colgate Vs. Syracuse” showdown. We had an epic tailgate party with plenty of beverages, food and happy people. It’s events like these that the cold-plate and all the extra fixings come into effect.
Interestingly, the [...]
So tonight I racked over my Dubbel Dribbleto the secondary and while the FG was well in line at 1.012 (should have shot for 1.018m but oh well), the color looked a little light. Not only is this a style issue, it’s also an issue with the grain and Belgian Candi Sugar I used. It was [...]
While I have not been brewing much in the recent past, I have been aging a few brews. The first was my melomel that I brewed earlier this year. It’s been aging for three months in secondary and ended off with a FG or 1.026. It’s pretty sweet, so I topped it off with a [...]
In the face of a crazy work schedule, I have found some sanity in beer. Work can sometimes be SO consuming that even when you’re at home, your mind is racing with thoughts of what you would or should have done. Some nights I can’t even sleep because there are work issues eating [...]
Brewing this weekend wound up getting canceled because it was Nick’s brew-girlfriend’s birthday. Keeping the brew-significant others appeased is ALWAYS a worthy reason to delay a brew weekend. God knows they put up with enough craziness.
With my new found extra time, I decided to take care of a few odds and ends.
$20 Gift [...]
Yea it’s a pretty lame title, but I’m sick and not in the mood to be overly creative.
This weekend I did some of the necessary upkeep to my brews to keep things moving along. In order to do this, I had to stop off get two more 5 gallon carboys for secondary because everything I [...]