I recently brewed a Bells Brewing Two Hearted (IPA) clone, using a new technique – the Brew in a Bag (BIAB) method.
Category: Brew Day
Posts from brew days in the Haus.
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.
I like an occasional IPA, but I’m not a huge fan of bitter, and certainly not the bitterness of a double or triple IPA . I do like the more subtle bitterness of the traditional pale ale, because it gives just enough hop bite, balanced with malt character, that keeps you wanting more.
Today I brewed the White House Honey Porter extract kit from Northern Brewer. It’s in the 50’s in the DC area, so the colder weather is on its way, making a robust honey porter a great beer to put on rotation.