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…

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…

Beer Review: #50 Whiskey Coffee Stout

Brewery:  Jeremy Fass ABV:  6.3% Style:  Stout/Porter Serving:  Growler Bottled Roger Rating:  88% Begin At the Beginning (Aroma) It smelled of toast, chocolate and coffee.  Definitely coffee.  A freshly brewed cup, in fact, the smell that gets you out of bed in the morning.  And a little soy sauce. And Go On (Appearance) It was…