I recently kegged 3 gallons of my Milk of the Poppy sweet stout. I’ve had a few glasses, and this is one of my favorite beers to date.
Month: January 2014
Like hops?! This beer has lots of them, and is a ‘clone’ recipe of the Pliny the Elder double IPA (Russian River Brewing), which has been voted the #1 craft beer in America for the last several years. I brewed this over a week ago, and just “racked” (transferred) to secondary today in order to […]
I stepped outside my comfort zone this morning and did a 1 gallon batch of….mead. So what is mead, well, Wikipedia says: Mead is an alcoholic beverage created by fermenting honey with water, and frequently fruits, spices, grains or hops. The alcoholic content of mead may range from about 8% ABV to more than 20%. […]
Click here to read about the brewing of this cream stout. Click here to read about the results. I decided to do a time lapse video of the cream stout I just brewed during the first 5 days of fermentation (1 minute snapshots). You can read the brew day post here. This was a higher […]
What better time to brew a stout than around the Christmas holiday? I took a week and a half off of work and made sure I had all the ingredients in house for a high gravity cream stout.