Category Archives: Homebrewing

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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Ginger IPA

The first ginger beer I had was on my honeymoon: Mount Desert Island Ginger from Atlantic Brewing Company in Maine. That was one our early beer adventurs and sort of what got us started on hitting so many breweries and … Continue reading

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Homebrewing with Exotic Woods

Aging beer is not incredibly common, but is done by many craft brewers to add some extra flavor. A lot of times the barrels used by brewers have previously held other alcoholic cargo–bourbon, whisky, brandy, and even wine. And the … Continue reading

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