Just a peach of a brew session today with Mr. Jake Keeler, and the boiler is soaking in the PBW as I type. Writeup and tasting notes to follow, but first a word about our first time out with Mosaic hops:
They’re real nice. Continue reading
Citizens, sweet and seemly it is to overshoot the hell out of both volume and gravity when brewing a beer like this. Continue reading
In which we take a break during today’s Doppelbock mash to answer a reader question about some next-level reading material.
What are your favorite, most indispensable, desert island beer/brewing books?
I’ve got ski socks under my sandals, I’ve got my black stocking cap, and I’ve got my Brainoil pint glass full of porter – welcome to the first (of hopefully several) two-minute beer review. JV camera, y’all.
SPOILER: It goes over two minutes, and there is one swear, so cover your children’s ears when the timer goes off.
Dig this: Doppelbock brew day on December 21, the end of this age of the earth by the Mayan’s long count calendar, the shortest day of the year, the winter solstice, the day when perhaps the northern soul most needs a bock. Brewed too late, or right on time? Continue reading