I was meandering through the beer section of Market of Choice last night when Heater Allen’s Pils caught my eye. The bottle stood out against the rest of the Heater Allen brews; sporting a new vinyl label with chunky Mostra lettering, instead of the old paper one with its thin Papyrus logo.
Last night I helped my friend Jesse brew up his first 5 gallon all-grain batch of beer. With an array of gear that included a turkey fryer, beverage cooler, camp chair, cutting board, vegetable steamer and Diablo II jewel case, we created a successful fly sparge system. I snapped a few pictures of our [...]
Well, it’s a week late, but I finally found the time to type up my Zwickelmania report. Last Saturday, my wife, her mom and myself spent the afternoon Zwickeling in Eugene. Originally, we had planned to make use of the free Rogue shuttle service, but we got a late start and the schedule didn’t [...]
This is part 2 of my report on the KLCC Brewfest. If you missed the first part of the report, it is available HERE.
So, when I left off last time, I had just finished trying Stone’s Bourbon Barrel Arrogant Bastard. The table we were sitting at [...]
I started typing up this report and realized it was getting quite lengthy. So, I decided to spread it over two posts. Here is Part 1, Part 2 should be up by tomorrow evening.
First off, my trip to the KLCC Brewfest didn’t go quite as planned. My wife was sick last week, one [...]