Chocoffee Stout – Brew Day 1-8-16

This stout recipe originated from my Delicious Stout recipe that I brewed up a while back and have consistently been tweaking. Stouts are probably one of my favorite styles of beer and I really want to brew a great one. While I feel this recipe is just about there I’m sure I’ll do a little … [Read more…]

Cranberry American Farmhouse Ale – Brew Day 12-18-16

Today we had a wind chill of under 0 degrees but even the weather and frozen pipes couldn’t keep me from brewing. So I have really been into Farmhouse Ales lately and I’ve been wanting to brew up something different but try and get that tart American Farmhouse flavor that I love. I ran across … [Read more…]

Heff’s Grapefruit Hefeweizen – Brew Day 6-5-16

The weather is starting to heat up around here and I’m beginning to get into the mood of summer by brewing up a lighter beer that I could enjoy pool side. So I decided to brew up a beer that I’ve not tried before, a hefeweizen. I didn’t want to stop there either so I … [Read more…]

Aerating Your Wort – Help Your Yeast Thrive!

So since I began this blog at the beginning of the year I’ve been thinking of ways to make the information on here more valuable to anyone that might happen across the site and read it. Being a relatively new home brewer I find myself hearing about different processes and ways to brew and not … [Read more…]

Brewery Adventures – Grapevine Craft Brewery

Grapevine Craft Brewery Last week I had the pleasure of visiting the Grapevine Craft Brewery in Grapevine, Texas (Check out their website here). This brewery should be used a guide on how to build and run a brewery. It wasn’t the biggest brewery I’ve seen but what space they had was used very creatively and efficiently. … [Read more…]