I have four brews going, and it’s always smart to have an empty fermentor on-deck in case the beer needs to move to secondary, but I can’t wait. I haven’t brewed in two weeks, and I’ve got the itch. I’ve also got a packet of Belle Saison that needs to get used before the yeast… Continue reading Black saison
Twins/Sweetie IPA So the Sorachi was still putting out a bubble now and then even after the Nelson had stopped. This continued for a couple days, then ceased. The Nelson began to floc out and drop clear, but the Sorachi just stayed cloudy. I gave the Sorachi a rock now and then to redistribute the… Continue reading Bottling the Twins, BW update, saison Brett introduction
It was time to make a no-frills beer. I’d put lactose, coffee, and spices in a beer, and had it turn out poorly because it had too much hops and a too hot ferment. I’d put spices in another beer with the same yeast and had it, as well, have too much hops and too… Continue reading Feu du Grange
I’d recently watched What Ever Happened To Baby Jane? and was inspired to make a beer. Godforbid I just make a plain, simple beer to get a good start in this hobby. My goals were to capture several flavors from the film: dead rats, cigarettes, and whiskey. I’d had several saisons that tasted like hot… Continue reading What Ever Happened to Baby Jaison?