I had been planning that my first brew after my time off would be a Pils. When it came time to start thinking about getting a yeast starter going I noticed just how old the package of lager yeast I had was. Seeing as how you generally want to pitch lager yeasts at a larger … More To Pils, or not to Pils?
I’ve been really haphazard about keeping track of my homebrew ingredients for awhile. After going on a bit of a hop buying spree I figured that I should figure out exactly what I had and how much of it. After digging through the freezer and breaking out the scale I figured out I had 28 … More Taking Inventory: Hops
When I very first learned that the 2013 National Homebrewer’s Conference was finally going to be back East I was excited! I’ve been homebrewing for quite awhile and the more I heard about the NHC the more I was intrigued by it. So when I learned it would be in Philadelphia I figured this would … More So I’ll be Going to NHC 2013
It’s been a few weeks now since the last time I actually did any homebrewing. It’s been the longest stretch in quite awhile that I’ve gone without brewing something, but for once I think it’s with a pretty good reason. Any day now we’re expecting the birth of our second child. Since our first came … More The Homebrew Hiatus