Ugh…. life has kept me busy lately. Between working overtime, kid’s sports events, and home functions… But, I have finally gotten back to posting on the site.
We are still waiting for the Northern Spy apples to become available for Scrumpy this year. Stay tuned for that one in the near future.
A friend of mine has recently decided to switch from all grain brewing to extract. This meant that he as graciously decided to donate a couple hundred pounds of grain to yours truly. Thanks Aaron Dippner… I owe you many beers. Read more
Upon renewing my American Homebrewer’s Association Membership, I was sent some free hops. Eight ounces of free hops to be exact. Nice….
Four ounces were Azacca Hops and the other four were Jarrylo. I have never used these hops before so I decided to make two batches of Pale Ale to showcase each of these. Read more
English Scrumpy 2015
Last year we made and English scrumpy and had very good results. But, we skipped some items that would have made it more authentic. First we need to look at what scrumpy is. Read more
I was looking over the original post that I made for this beer and realized that I had made a few mistakes when formulating the recipe. Although it doesn’t make a huge difference in the recipe, I must attempt to right this wrong to the best of my ability and knowledge. The rest of this post is similar to the original but corrected and changed for this years brew day.
1844 Whitbread Porter (2015)