Category Archives: Ales

Bottled and beautiful : )

Oh, what a beautiful site this was after waiting for two weeks for our beer to ferment. Here is how the bottling happened…. First of all, we cleaned and sanitized anything and everything that would come into contact with the … Continue reading

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Bottle or Bust

We had planned on bottling our beer this past weekend and then starting our next batch…..a Black Saison.  After reading a bit more about bottling, we have decided to wait one more week.  Although our beer has quit bubbling, it … Continue reading

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singing in the shower….blurp…blurp…blurp

The yeast is very active today.  Watching the bubbles form is hypnotizing….. The temperature is just over 80 degrees here in NY.  We are keeping the beer in the tub for the next couple of days in order to keep … Continue reading

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brew day

My first brew: American IPA.  I split the 5 gallons into two batches, one with an American ale yeast and the second with an English ale yeast. Fermentables: 1.5 lbs – American 2-Row; 8 oz – CaraHell; 8 oz – Cara … Continue reading

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