Monthly Archives: September 2012

Chocolate Porter 2012

Another day, another recipe that is close to, but not exactly the same as, Jamil Z’s Chocolate Porter.  I don’t mind using his recipes for my first shot at a style, and then if I brew again I may tweak … Continue reading

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Another Irish Red – Jilter

Here is my third different Irish Red Recipe, this one straight from Jamil Zainasheff ‘Brewing Classic Styles‘.  It is simple, English two row, crystal 30, crystal 120.  Some EKG hops at 60 minutes and some US-05 yeast.  That is pretty … Continue reading

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Mead Review Sky River Semi-sweet Mead

I’m going to give a shot at a tasting of my second mead, ever. This is a semi-sweet mead from Sky River Winery in Washington, situated across the small valley from Chateau St Michelle Winery. Appearance: light golden yellow, and clear. Nose: … Continue reading

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Homegrown Hops

First off, it’s been a while since I’ve updated, breaking the golden rule of having a blog. Well, this is more for me than anyone else, so I’ll live. It’s been summer ‘visit’ season, and I’ve either been visiting someone … Continue reading

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