The Brewer’s Barrel

It's been thirteen months since I have brewed a beer.  It's been approximately twenty-five months since I have brewed a successful beer.  Yeah, the last one just, sort of, kinda, well ... exploded.  I had planned an awesome Winter of Brewing, beginning in October of 2012.  This did not occur.  Life conspires.  Time expires. As…

The Session #69 – The Perfect Beer World

And now for this month's Session. This month it is from Jorge at Brew Beer And Drink It.  I'll say it now - rock on, Jorge.  There are two reasons for this:  Uno) Jorge lives in Arizona (right on, Jorge); Dos) Jorge has a straightforward, western, to the point, no beating-around-the-bush, call a spade a…

The Legend of Frankenmild

It was supposed to be a mild, my favorite homebrew recipe.  I've made it several times before and it's always been spectacular.  But, thanks to Heisenberg, there is always the possibility of disaster lurking in every brew kettle.  It's like this:  back in May of this year I had a long weekend and some time…