Brett and Charlie peach blonde

Hopefully a fair entry beer… For my first beer brewed specifically for the county and state fair, I wanted to get a little fancy.  The “brett beer” category, is pretty broad.  It can include pretty much any beer, and pretty much any variety thereof, with brettanomyces. With the Theo beer showing signs of completed fermentation,… Continue reading Brett and Charlie peach blonde

Cthulhu Milk Stout, and a pumpkin kit

My cat Cthulhu is the cutest cat, period.  He’s a sweet and gregarious fellow who wins the heart of everyone who meets him. Whenever I check on my beers, he likes to tag along, bumping into the fermentors and sniffing the airlocks. Cthulhu is also a famous dairy fiend, and unrepentant beggar of human-food in… Continue reading Cthulhu Milk Stout, and a pumpkin kit

End of January updates

First off: I’ve finally caught up on posting about prior brews, so every post from now on will be written when the brews are occurring.  Apologies for any changes of tense, or confusing formatting.  Older brews tend to have the full idea-brew-ferment-bottle-taste story on one post, and current brews may be explained over several posts.… Continue reading End of January updates

Elvis Barleywine, updates

Updates: Berliner Weisse: This beer is still bubbling at nearly three weeks.  BWs are usually a low abv beer, but my gravity came in high and it should finish around 6.  Still a long ferment, nonetheless, but everything looks good. Brett saison: This beer is slowly perking along.  I can’t resist taking the plug out… Continue reading Elvis Barleywine, updates