This past Wednesday Jesse and I headed out to the Oregon coast to "drive" for my dad … Continue Reading ››
Our gruit yeast staged an uprising this morning and foamed out on us. Fortunately, we didn't lose too much liquid in the process. Also note the dark speckles in the foam. That's our herbal blend floating gently above the liquid that it is supposed to be flavoring.Oh well, the … Continue Reading ››
An easy to make psychotropic and healing beer.
This is the successor to the Halfsies Ale, an ale brewed with half malt extract and half canned pear juice. We decided the pear flavor was nice, but a bit overpowering in this ale. It made us think Pils so this time we decided to go with a Pils malt extract base rather than a … Continue Reading ››
4.5 gallons water 4 lbs Blackberry honey 2 quarts pear juice 1 quart rose hips (primary fermenter) 8 lbs frozen blueberries (secondary fermenter) 4 tsp bee pollen handful of raisinsThis mead is our mighty first attempt at a no-boil chimera of a honey wine. Is it a melomel, a metheglin, or is it just mead? Bee pollen and raisins are great … Continue Reading ››
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