Brewery Vivant

Earlier today we made the trip to Grand Rapids to make the annual drop off for Siciliano’s home brew contest.  This time around I entered the Irish Rye.  I may have timed it right even, next month when I do my drop off for the Arbor Brewing Company contest, I should be able to pick…

To ESB or not to ESB

Its brew day again.  Tonight I will be working on a bitter, but I am a bit torn.  Will I make an ESB or will I simply make a special bitter.  As always I am a fan of working in the range of lower alcohol, if only because so few do it anymore.  In that…

Mead Day

In an effort to give me a little time off I am making mead today.  By time off I mean I won’t have to transfer anything in a couple weeks.  I won’t even have to bottle anything.  I love how meads can take a bit of time to do their thing.  The mead will be…