Bottling…

As always it is that time again… The bottling never seems to end.  Today I will finally be clearing out the keg of Dunkleweizen so I can put Magic 8 Ball on and get it conditioning.  I have two cases of bottles ready to go.  Most likely I will have some bottles left so I…

The things that occupy our time…

It seems like its been a really long pause since the last time I was able to sit at the keyboard. But I have been keeping up with the fairly constant of writing on brew days. So during the past few weeks we have run across a few things (bottling, kegging, drinking holidays etc…). The…

Magic 8 Ball…

It is that time again. I have a need for some Magic 8 Ball and I am gonna fill it. I have just finished dough in and I am right on with my target temps. I will be doing some minor experimenting with the sparge again tonight. I want to see what happens when I…

Goose Island and other stuffs

Goose Island came to the Central City Taphouse last night for a beer dinner. I hear the food went over well and the pairings worked out great (now I was busy cooking, so I am only saying this part to let you know that it happened.) This is where it gets interesting for me. Our…

Darkhorse brewing

I made a quick trip out to Darkhorse earlier today. If you haven’t been to their taproom yet, it is well worth the trip. At first glance it seems a bit rundown and misabused. But then when you sit and start with your pint you find what at first seemed kinda divey is actually more…