Category Archives: Homebrewing

Homemade Amaro #1

Background I decided to base my first amaro recipe after a couple others that I found online: Popular Mechanics and  Tickled Palate. I liked the double-infusion method to have more control over the ingredients. I also did some substitutions to … Continue reading

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Brewing Chocolate Porter with Northern Nutwood

It took a while, but Amanda and I finally drank enough of the homebrew that’s been aging in my closet that I have bottling capacity to make another batch. It’s also (hopefully) beyond the warm summer temperatures for San Diego … Continue reading

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Testing Exotic Woods with Bourbon Whiskey

Soon after my previous post on Homebrewing with Exotic Woods, Amanda and I discussed how we would evaluate the flavor of the various woods we had acquired. It is simply not worth risking a whole batch of beer on an … Continue reading

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