BBA Imperial Stout – 2nd Use Bourbon Barrel

Round two of our little barrel is finally finished and we've bottled up 10 - 16oz bottles and kegged about 4 gallons worth of this Imperial Stout. Some background, round one was Time Lost - a barleywine that turned out to be a real treat. We named that beer in honor of my brew-buddy's dog … Continue reading BBA Imperial Stout – 2nd Use Bourbon Barrel

Coffee & Cigarettes – Cloning Cellarmaker’s Smoked Porter with Coffee

Whew!!! Now THIS is a beer. And a good first post after a while to get back into documenting some stuff again. I'd kind of lost interest in posting since we'd been busy churning out beers over the past six months, and sometimes just brewing and not thinking about the extra stuff is the way … Continue reading Coffee & Cigarettes – Cloning Cellarmaker’s Smoked Porter with Coffee

Mixed Berry Kettle Sour – Raspberries, Blueberries and Blackberries!

So I myself am not a huge lover of kettle sours, but my wife loves them. Especially the fruited ones. But there's a fine line between fruited kettle sours and those gloopy smoothie sours that have fruit puree added after fermentation. Those are gross. We don't make those in our house. The idea is nice, … Continue reading Mixed Berry Kettle Sour – Raspberries, Blueberries and Blackberries!