Brew Log #3 – Steam Machine | California Common

|BACKGROUND| As much as I have a flair for the dramatic and obscure, I┬ádo have an appreciation for the classics. While the general majority might collectively shit themselves every time that Mankish/Other Half/Trillium/Tired Hands/etc. release another murky, hazy, DDH kick your tits off juice bomb of a hazy DIPA, it's important to remember where all … Continue reading Brew Log #3 – Steam Machine | California Common

Brew Log #2 – Criss Cross Applesauce | Belgian-Style Imperial Graff

|BACKGROUND| A few years ago, I managed to score a ticket to Cantillon's Zwanze Day at Hill Farmstead (surprisingly, through a beer trade) and I had a little solo adventure up to Vermont. The guy who I was trading with suggested meeting up at a little farmer's market near Waterbury because Lawson's Finest Liquids was … Continue reading Brew Log #2 – Criss Cross Applesauce | Belgian-Style Imperial Graff

Brew Log #1 – Sour As A Weapon | Dryhopped Mango Passionfruit Sour Ale

|BACKGROUND| I like sours. That's not really any sort of secret. However, my general malaise on jumping into the deep end with actually brewing them hits on two main points: The time intensive process of brewing them (whether it be a traditional aging or kettle souring) Contaminating my system Those are both incredibly valid issues … Continue reading Brew Log #1 – Sour As A Weapon | Dryhopped Mango Passionfruit Sour Ale