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Craft A Brew Brown Ale: Tasting Notes

Craft A Brew Brown Ale: Tasting Notes

Six weeks since brew day, the Craft A Brew Brown Ale has finished fermentation, bottle-conditioned, and is now ready to drink. After racking from the primary, I yielded 9 bottles and some tasty hydrometer samples. Overall, I’m quite pleased with this one-gallon brown ale extract kit, and from this, hope to play with one-gallon batches … Continue reading

Craft A Brew Brown Ale Kit: Brew Day

Craft A Brew Brown Ale Kit: Brew Day

A few weeks ago, Craft A Brew generously set me one of their one-gallon starter kits [**]. For those unfamiliar, Craft A Brew makes homebrewing starter kits and extract-based recipe kits, ranging from 1-3 gallon batches, providing new homebrewers with all of the equipment and ingredients necessary to start their first batch of homebrew. With several … Continue reading

Show me your Pewter Tankard!

Show me your Pewter Tankard!

During a recent visit to Galveston, I came across this beautiful piece of beer drinkware, a pewter tankard. I found it at a pretty legit antique store in the downtown area and purchased it in good condition for ~$5 (similar ones seem to be going for around~$10 on ebay)! As pictured, it’s a pretty basic design, modern pewter walls … Continue reading