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Homebrew + Cooking: Smoked Porter Cheddar Soup

Homebrew + Cooking: Smoked Porter Cheddar Soup

Before getting bitten by the homebrew bug, my in-the-apartment creativity was centered around cooking and general culinary arts. From vegetarian/vegan cooking experiments to ice cream making, I enjoyed focusing my efforts on the wide spectrum of cooking areas and techniques. Recently, looking to change things up a bit, I thought I’d combine these two passions … Continue reading

Enjoying a Homebrew Flight

Enjoying a Homebrew Flight

It’s been awhile. No particular reason for the hiatus, only that the IG:Homebrewing writing/editing (coupled with grad school) earlier in 2015 increased my writing energy threshold; hence, my slowly getting back into blogging and general swing of things. No matter; while my¬†blogosphere airwaves were mostly static in the later half 2015, I was fortunately quite … Continue reading

London-Style Robust Porter: Tasting Notes

London-Style Robust Porter: Tasting Notes

Last Summer, I was on a English-style kick. I brewed a number of English inspired beers: bitters, IPAs and barleywines. Entering the Fall, I wanted to brew a big, full-bodied dark beer and age it in preparation for the looming Winter weather. Thinking English, I brewed up this Robust Porter, and fermented it using the … Continue reading