Tag Archives: home brewing

A quick gushing update

…not gushing because I have an infected bottle. Not gushing because the beer in my carboy is blowing out the top.  Gushing because: I LOVE BREWING. Recently I’ve been really busy.  Really really busy.  And little time to brew.  I … Continue reading

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New toys… er… tools

So I’ve been wanting to rebuild my wort chiller for a while.  If you don’t know, at the end of the brew it’s important to chill the wort quickly so that, among other things, opportunistic infections and other things that … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution

This is not really a new years resolution.  I just thought, since this is the first post of 2012, I’d make it see topical and suggesting I’m into self improvement, however temporary.  Given my headache and the Robbie Burns Day … Continue reading

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Hoppin’ on intertiaboy’s wave

A while ago my friend inertiaboy (Twitter: @inertiaboy) sent me a very nice present: 700gm of hops.  This is a lot of hops, all grown on the very robust vines crawling up the side of his big suburban home outside … Continue reading

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Cheesed off?

While making a new order for ingredients through my online homebrew supply store, I decided to expand my DIY food making into cheese. Several homebrew stores I know also cater to this hobby. This makes sense because, not only do … Continue reading

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Gluten Tag…

(get it? It’s a pun on  “Guten Tag”) So I just got back from British Columbia, where I got to 1) sample many excellent beers and brewpubs 2) do a lot of research and collect a lot of data and … Continue reading

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The loneliness of the asocial home brewer

So I’ve been doing all grain brewing for a few weeks now, as you may know if you read this blog (though few do). I have been enjoying it, but continue to have more questions than answers. Unlike many of … Continue reading

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