Home-brewed Blonde

The last few years have been spent doing more craft beer consumption than home-brew production. But after a few home-brew club meetings I was motivated to buy a large bag of pale malt. It will serve as my base grain for many future home-brews. In past decades I've always ordered my grains milled, or cracked,…

OFF THE ALES HOMEBREW CLUB TO HOST ‘LEARN TO HOMEBREW DAY’ EVENT ON NOVEMBER 2 —INVITATION TO JOIN IN 21 ST ANNUAL WORLDWIDE HOMEBREWING CELEBRATION—

KINGMAN, AZ – On November 2, Off the Ales Homebrew Club is hosting an American Homebrewers Association ® (AHA) Learn to Homebrew Day event. The celebration, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 9 am. Learn to Homebrew Day is an opportunity for homebrewers to introduce their community to the…

6 Years and 6 Beers

Last year this article was written in recognition of the five year anniversary of Black Bridge Brewery. Upon review it was determined the five favorites did not need to be altered; only a sixth beer needs be added to the list. To be sure, the forthcoming Brut IPA anniversary beer was not sampled for inclusion…

A Jammin’ Pilsner

If you visit the legendary B3 on a Friday it’s likely you'll be listening to the more legendary Def Leppard blasting through the speakers. I like to think I had a small part to play in that and, to be sure, no one stops mocking me about it. So be it. Oh, so I’ll pass…

Two Beery Things

Thing 1: Local craft beer adds an element of delectation to the joy of home brewing. During my current session of home brewing a Belgian pale ale I consumed a growler of Black Bridge's Forbidden Red. Think of it as a slightly drier, thinner version of 80 Shilling, one of my perennial favorites. Forbidden has…