Now that my tax return has come in and I (amazingly enough) have a little extra money, I'm looking to buy into a decent home-brewing kit. I have the essentials priced out, but I'm wondering what you…Continue
Ok, I could drink Old Burnside, Hooker, Cottrell, and the other locals all day long: theres nothing like good, fresh, local beer. But is there any out-of-state beer that you can just grab, knowing…Continue
"I'm late to the party, but I did have the First Annual "Pumpkin Fest" in the backyard. 17 different pumpkin beers enjoyed by 25 or so friends around the fire pit. I have to say that the Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin was awesome. Of…"
Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.CT Beer week may be over, but it ended with a bang when Shebeen Brewing released the CT Beer Trail Ale this past Saturday. This particular style is an ESB (a woefully under-released style). In typical Shebeen Brewing fashion, though, the beer has been spiced up a bit with a little more malting to give…See More
"I'll be joining the guys at the Beercoasters Podcast next week for their annual Pumpkin Show. I believe we're going to try the Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin and the Two Roads Roadsmary's Baby. I'll let you know once…"
Re-posted frommy blog: Malted Musings.It's around this time of year (well actually it started around two months ago) that pumpkin beer is unleashed upon the beer world. It seems that before there is a bitter bite in the air or before any of the leaves begin to change, we visit our local package store and see the regular run of beers replaced with row upon row of pumpkin lagers,…See More
Re-posted from my blog: Malted Musings.As summer wanes (supposedly at least: it's 85 degrees at the writing of this) you may be tempted to get bummed out about the approaching New England winter, but instead I say: celebrate! There's football, autumn (the best season in the world), apple spice/pumpkin everything, and (obviously) Octoberfest. If you ask me, this time of the year is…See More