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Cellaring: Our Beer Cellar is Nearly Complete

After purchasing this house in October 2016, it wasn’t until March that we finally moved in. The beer slowly got unpacked but it wasn’t until Summer of 2017 that we got around to building a beer room which was 2×6 construction, R40 insulation and an exterior door locking in all of the cool air coming …

★ Off-Site Beer Cellar Update Part 2

As you may have noticed, yesterday there was a post here where I shared some video of the off-site beer cellar I keep about 25 miles or so away from my place. That video and photos were actually recorded in May. I just forgot to post them here. I was actually back in the cellar …

★ Cellaring: The new Beer Fridge

I moved to a new house that has very little beer storage space. I still wanted to store a lot of my bottles-to-drink on-site so I picked up a huge upright freezer. Why upright? Well, it might store less than a standard chest freezer but for a chest-freezer to be usable, you have to make …

★ Cellaring: More bottles being moved off-site

For nearly a year, I’ve been moving bottles of highly ageable beers to an off-site cellar that keeps at 45 in the winter and 55 in the summer. Other than a small window, it’s completely light-free and, until recently, I didn’t experience any mold but that has changed as I now see the bottom of …