Author Archives: Ryan G.
For the last two and a half years, I’ve worked in a brewery. I don’t talk about it much because this is a homebrewing blog, and I don’t want my posts and discussions to stray into the world of commercial … Continue reading
I really don’t like bottling my beer. It’s quite literally my least favorite part of the homebrewing process. It’s repetitive, tedious, and storing bottles takes up a lot of space. I genuinely look forward to buying a kegging system and … Continue reading
I hate you, bottles. All the cool kids are kegging. This takes way too long.
I’ve mentioned before that I’m a fan of dry yeasts. I know a lot of homebrewers think dry yeasts are inherently inferior to the various liquid offerings from Wyeast and White Labs. But I’m not one of those guys. I’ve … Continue reading
Other than writing a report on Erik the Red in the 3rd grade and owning Led Zeppelin’s entire catalog, I’m not well versed in the rich traditions of Viking Age Norse culture. In addition to the oft cited raping and … Continue reading
There are two types of homebrewers; those who start homebrewing because they’ve heard it’s cheaper than buying commercial beer, and those who stick with it because they enjoy it. A while back, a friend of a friend tried one of … Continue reading
I grew up in Taylorsville, UT. It’s a suburb of Salt Lake City, located in the southwestern part of the I-215 loop. We moved away when I was 12, so youthful innocence prevented me from fully appreciating the genuine absurdity of … Continue reading
After brewing the Saison earlier this week, I had about a pound of leftover Pilsner malt that was just staring at me. I didn’t have much use for it, so I was going to simply toss it on the compost … Continue reading
This year for Presidents’ Day, since it was too cold to BBQ, I decided to brew some beer with my friend and homebrew compatriot, Lucas. With the STL permafrost finally gone, and Punxsutawney Phil’s promise of an early spring, I … Continue reading