BREWING | What’s going on

I’ve been struggling with trying to figure out how to post about brewing without being insanely boring, and I think I might have it figured out. At the beginning of this year, I made some serious changes to my setup, and while the details interest me, they won’t interest anyone who doesn’t brew. However, they could…

‘Sup, Brew?

While my Brunch Stout from the last brew post was fermenting, I brewed a one-gallon Hefeweizen kit that I received from our friends Kris and Alison Edson. It was a piece of cake, OG of 1.046. The original gravity of my stout on brew day was about 1.073, and the picture below shows my final reading of…

Brunch Stout Brew Day

Haven’t brewed for a while, but we did this weekend! Jenna enjoys the brewing, but was hoping that we could brew something she’ll really like. She’s partial to dark, heavy beers like porters and stouts, so this time we took a shot at a stout that I’m hoping will end up with some serious coffee…

First Friday Weekend

This weekend has been a whirlwind and it is only halfway over. Friday night we attended our great friend’s wedding at Stony Point Hall in Baldwin. It was a gorgeous night, the environment was beautiful, and the atmosphere of happiness and fulfillment was almost tangible. Of course, the bride looked flawless, the groom handsome, and we all…

House of Edds “Brewerecap”

Brewery. Recap. Brewerecap. Early this year, I decided to pick up brewing as a hobby. I know a few people who brew and I have a lot of interest in the process. I have enjoyed the tours of the few breweries that Jenna and I have had the opportunity to visit, and I was blown away…