In the Mornin, I’m makin waffles…

So it would seem that July is definitely not my month for beer related activities.  On Sunday, the plan was to bottle the Lavender Mash, keg the Belgian Double, and brew the Koelsch (I just noticed recently that there is an E in there … mind you I can never spell anything anyway).  Despite my…

Up and Running

I was finally able to pick up a new CO2 tank earlier today.  The best part of this, was being able to get a first sample of the fully carbed Dirty Rotten Scoundrel.  DRS turns out to be quite tasty.  The pepper comes across as a taste enhancer more than something that stands out.  I…

Music and brewing…

This seems to be a common theme with me.  For someone who isn’t really musically inclined (ya, I used to play the tuba over 25 years ago and I tried learning the harmonica, don’t forget singing off key), I tend to relate much of my life to music.  I was watching Spectacle, a show hosted…

And here we go…

July has been an interesting month.  As of late I have been away too long, only able to post about once a week.  But soon it should all be changing.  So (this is only slightly beer and brewery related) within the past two weeks my bike has been out of commission (no brakes) and my…

Interesting Reading

I just ran across this article.  It would seem that the shut down of the government is going to force the state of Minnesota to become dry.  Not only will Miller-Coors have to pull from the state but it would seem that retailers are also unable to renew their licenses.  In this time when craft…

Bottling

Considering how odd the past week has been, its amazing that I have gotten anything done.  I finally managed to bottle the Tequila Sunset.  Of course, I only did that because I needed to get Dirty Rotten Scoundrel into a keg and carbonating.  I now have roughly a case and a half of Tequila Sunset…

Back to work…

The holiday is over and now its time to buckle down and get back to work again.  I am sitting in planning stages of what directions I want to move in currently.  As always there are so many beers I want to brew but not enough time to brew them all.  I have been considering…