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Homebrew #1: ready for consumption

June 25th, 2009 · 4 Comments

One of the best parts of homebrewing (well, for me anyways) is getting to give your beer a fun name and then creating an original label for it. Joe’s first true brew, named Cata-Luke in honor of my brother Luke finally dragging us to the beer supply store to get it started, is ready. I […]

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Homebrew Conference Day 2

June 21st, 2009 · 3 Comments

It is Sunday today – a day of rest. Boy do I need it! Yesterday was lots of fun again. I went to a bunch of sessions. The best one for me was Ingredients 5-10 by Tomme Arthur. Tomme, from Port Brewing and Lost Abbey, is a great speaker and really shows his passion during […]

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Club night is fun night at the Homebrewers Conference

June 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment

The remnants of Club Night are still making me feel a bit slow today  – but that’s fine, it it was a great time. The NHC club night lets a bunch of homebrew clubs from around the country set up elaborate booths and basically show off as much as they can. More beer than you […]

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Live Blogging from the National Homebrewers Conference – Day 1 Part 2

June 19th, 2009 · 2 Comments

And the day goes on. Lots of good beer at all the sessions. What a great idea! I think computer conferences (which I sometimes go to) should start this practice. Serve a nice Saison or Mild while talking about new techniques in Artificial Intelligence. It would bring in crowds and make people happy. They might […]

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Live Blogging from the National Homebrewers Conference – Day 1 Part 1

June 19th, 2009 · Comments Off

So this is basically heaven. I am currently at the National Homebrewers Conference at the Oakland Marriott. A whole bunch of homebrewers, commercial brewers, and overall beer people at a conference together drinking beer and talking about everything from what yeast variates to use (and why you would use them) or how to make ridiculously […]

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