Happy Brew Year!

It has been a long while since I last brewed some beer. There’s a couple of reasons for that. First off, I was slightly discouraged by the results of my last beer (the neapolitan milk stout), so I wanted to put a lot of thought into my next brew. Also,[…]

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brewlog: Strawberries!

The Neapolitan Milk Stout has had about two weeks in primary, and stopped fermenting about a week into it, and I gave it an additional week to just sit with the chocolate and milk sugar in there to condition for a bit. The next step to take was to move[…]

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brewlog: Taking the Next Step!

Today I decided to take the next step in my brewing process and dive into all grain brewing. I had been keeping up with many great threads on reddit about all grain brewing (this one in particular) as well as doing a lot of reading on the HomebrewTalk forums (again,[…]

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Detroit Fall Beer Festival (Oct. 22)

Yesterday was the Detroit Fall Beer Festival, and it was a good time. Over 300 beers from over 50 Michigan breweries, many of which brought out special brews for the festival. I went with my dad, and tried to each get different beers so we could double the number of[…]

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Presenting Brew #5 – Oktobersaurus Fest!

It’s not a proper marzen-style Oktoberfest lager, but a German Ale. Since it wasn’t a proper Oktoberfest, I figured I could get away with adding some additional hops, so I threw in an extra couple ounces of Hallertau towards the end, just so it’s a tad nobler. It’s clarity is[…]

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Security

I had some security issues with the previous version of my site, so I’ve dumped it and reinstalled it. However, I forgot to backup the images, so all image links are broken. Oops.

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brewlog: Bottles of Grit

Something strange has occurred the past couple times I’ve prepped bottles for beer. Here’s my process: First, drink the beers in the bottles. This is the best part. Next, I sort the bottles by label and bottle type. If a bottle has a plasticky label that I know will be[…]

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brewlog: Glass Shatters

I know this blog has been silent for a while, but I tend to only think to do this when I’m really excited for something or something has gone wrong. Unfortunately, we’re looking at the latter here. First and foremost, I shattered my carboy. Well, to be honest, gravity did[…]

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My first real website

I’ve done a lot of stupid shit for myself in the past, but here’s my first official, real website that I’ve developed, and partially designed. Hooray! http://www.fairwaydrugs.com/

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