Posts made in July, 2014


Surprise Ingredient

Surprise Ingredient


Posted on Jul 10, 2014 in Project Updates

While cleaning up the kitchen this past weekend, Holly pulled a bundle of sealed plastic baggies out of the back of the baking cupboard. “Oh! By the way, I saved these for you”, she says. I opened the bundle and practically cried. It was a bag full of whole vanilla beans leftover from the honey vanilla doppelbock I made in Hana. I knew right away what I would use them for. My mind immediately started formulating a recipe...

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Half Way

Half Way


Posted on Jul 2, 2014 in Project Updates

Big news!! I’m at the halfway point. I’ve brewed 10 batches of beer┬áso far. Thats a whopping 500 bottles of beer. There have been a lot of “aha” moments and a lot of learning. I’ve tried some new ingredients, techniques, and beer styles. Unfortunately, not all have been complete successes as far as end result, but I’ve not made any undrinkable beer either. Not to mention, the things I’ve had...

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