What’s in your glass?

I have been thinking of making and bottling this combo for a while now. I am talking about a cyser. For me it is one that is kinda like a braggot (at least as far as how often I make key components). When you are only making certain boozes once a year it puts a…

Saison

I have started cracking open the saison now. I dare say the choice to referment in the bottle and carb it like a champagne fits perfectly. The beer itself finished quite dry. And with it being only about 4.5% normal carbonation would not have given it quite enough body. The higher level of carbonation gives…

brewing/writing…

I made a self realization recently. Brewing can be compared to writing (if you look deep enough you can come up with your own analogy). When I am making big beers, meads, and ciders, I am brewing novels. They take a while to finish and require care and patience. Small beers are like short stories…

Movin along…

The new seal for the freezer door on the kegerator project (wow, that seems a mouthful) is now in place. After working with a hair dryer to bring the seal back into proper shape I now have a well sealed freezer. Everything is plugged in again and coming down to cooler temps. The next step…