Recipe and brew day notes and an animated nerdcore music video about pencil & paper roleplaying games here:
Oh no, my hops are out.
(video is NSFW, and not likely to make sense if you’ve never rolled a D20) Continue reading
It was a lucky ale with EXP 5256; and though the beer was rather flat, I still had a draft. I took this photograph.
It will probably be the last brew day of October, and it may well be the last brew day under the open sky before the looming winter of 2013/14 ushers operations into the garage and kitchen. It will be a day to play hooky and eat lustily of the tacos of bachelorhood, even if only for an afternoon, and over the sink so I don’t have to wash dishes later.
It will be a west coast IPA with West Coast IPA, riffing on the recipe for Russian River Blind Pig in Mitch Steele’s IPA. It will have some well-loved old friends – Rahr 2-row, Amarillo, Simcoe – and some new blood too: Polaris for the bittering power, EXP 5256 standing in for CTZ and Cascade where called for in the Blind Pig bill. Continue reading