Gender Roles and Brewing

One of the first axioms learned in home brewing is Charlie Papazian's Proverb:  "Relax.  Don't worry.  Have a home brew."  Two weeks ago I heard that refrain on the Brewing Patio at Black Bridge.  A Belgian Blonde was being brewed by two women, Rachel & Sharon.  They were both questioning temperature as the beer was…

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The B3 Brunch Redux

Black Bridge is hosting breakfast again. This time the brunch is catered by Sirens Cafe, a restaurant next door to our venerable nanobrewery. The menu is quite different from the previous offerings, but Carmella usually does good work so I was optimistic.    We started with drinks: a beermosa made with Lil Orange Van, Oktoberfest…

Black Bridge and Wine

As difficult as it is for me to accept, not everyone loves beer. Some prefer wine. Well, Kingman’s first and best nano-brewery now offers wine.  It is served alongside the outstanding craft beer. Cheers to all!

Learning To Brew

Learning to brew Is the coolest thing Making a wort That's worth drinking  ... Hasta La Vista, Tom Petty ... Recently I reconnected with some old friends (hi Rob & Dom!).  It takes not long to determine that I am obsessed with beer and brewing and even dabble in the alchemy we call homebrewing myself.…