Archives

★ Linked: DIY Dog

via Brewdog.com: In 2005, two guys and a dog began home brewing in a garage in North-Eastern Scotland. Two years and countless successes & failures later, BrewDog came howling into the world. Eight years after that – and more than 200 different beers later – we released the recipe and story behind every single one …

★ Homebrewing: Kegerator Parts List, 2014 Build

  One of my friends and faithful blog readers, Matt mentioned that my post last year about building the new kegerator was inspiring enough that he wants to take it up as a Spring project but aside from listing a couple of things, I didn’t really list all of the parts needed. Indeed, that is …

★ Homebrewing: Transferring Sours to Kegs

I brewed 6 wild ales last year and now that 4 kegs are freed up, I decided to transfer some out of the carboy and into kegs. I like conditioning kegs without force-carbonation so letting the wild yeast continue to work for the next few months creates a carbonation similar to bottle conditioned wild ales …

★ New Kegerator Build Complete

Filed under home-brew as it’s loosely home-brew related  It was in 2012 that I drove down to Southern NH and picked up a used kegerator from a guy on Craigslist. It was an old fridge that used way more electricity than it should have and the setup wasn’t ideal for a strict keg-only setup since it was a …

★ Homebrew: Adjuncts and Stuff

I’m pretty busy this week so I snapped this photo before tossing these into 2 of my carboys. I brewed Tart of Darkness Clone and Consecration Clone in August/September. They are both tasting really good and that means it’s time to add in these little things. The Tart of Darkness gets 2 ounces of Bourbon …

★ Homebrewing: Carboy transit initiated!

  I don’t think you’re supposed to aerate finished beer but oh well! 2 up front and 6 in the back. Going to have these in my car today covered up until I go to the new place. It’s always amazing how much space the tiny Golf has for transporting this sort of stuff. On …