Tag: beer

  • Happy National Beer Day

    Happy National Beer Day

    In the United States, today is National Beer Day! Today in 1933, beer became legal again during the tail end of 18th Amendment prohibition of alcoholic beverages. What’s interesting is that the 21st Amendment, repealing the 18th, was not effective until December 1933, so why is today a day? On this date, the Cullen-Harrison Act…

  • Live Beer Blogging 2017

    Live Beer Blogging 2017

    Derek Springer of WordPress.com and Five Blades Brewing fame and I are at the 2017 Beer Bloggers and Writers Conference in Milwaukee, WI. A tradition of this conference is a live beer blogging session that is speed dating with bloggers writing in real time about trying a different brewery’s best with only five minutes per…

  • Brewing beer with Linux, Python, and Raspberry Pi

    Here’s a handy how-to for building a homemade homebrew setup with Linux, Python, and the Raspberry Pi. Source: Brewing beer with Linux, Python, and Raspberry Pi I really want to put together something like this.

  • Mole Beer

    Mole Beer

    I’m stoked to pour this one, but going to wait until I can share it with some folks. I’ve yet to have anything from The Bruery that wasn’t great.

  • Racking Wit

    I racked tonight my Cranberry Dark Wit for Airport. Looking good and hitting the estimated gravity. Only need to place odds on if I’ll get lucky enough for a cold spell in February when it’ll be ready for drinking. In brewing, racking is the process of moving the beer from a primary to a secondary…

  • Beer Blogging 2016

    Another year is here! We’re at the 2016 Beer Bloggers and Writers Conference in lovely Tampa, Florida. As in past years, there is a liveblogging sessions where a number of breweries each get five minutes to tell us why their beer is the best thing since sliced bread. We’ll get started this afternoon at about…