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,…

Brew Day at Black Bridge

Supporting your local brewery can lead to great beer and brewing experiences. Recently the good folks at Black Bridge Brewery let me spend a day with them and brew K-Town, their understated and charming weissbier. I arrived there on a Friday at approximately 8 am. Kevin was there, transferring some of their old ale into…

Home Brew Interview: Joe Fellers – Part 3

The second part of this interview with local home brewer Joe Fellers can be discovered here. Therein he talked about local ingredients, legalities and beer trends. Below is the final segment and it gets historical and philosophical. ************************ - So let’s get back to home brewing. Why should people get into home brewing? It's one…

Home Brew Interview: Joe Fellers – Part 2

Here are some additional words from local home brewer, Joe Fellers, from Black Bridge Brewery and the Cartoon Casual podcast. We left off with his experience with yeast culturing.  You can find the first part of the interview here.  Now, read on for Part 2. ***************************************** - So, we’ve talked about beer and cider. What…