An experiment in ageing and “cutting” beer.
Brew Day!… “When Galaxies Colloid!”
Brewing my first genuine hazy IPA.
Wort Cooling, Demonic Interventions and the Universal Telos
The thermometer begins to plummet, like a clock ticking down the moments to the end of things. Time’s arrow is loose.
Brew Day!… “Icon”
On Imperial Russian Stouts, art, truth and mystery.
Brew Day!… “Mosaic”
Sometimes it is good to get back to basics.
Brew Day!… “Black Forest Stout”
After a Cherry Wheat Beer fails to carbonate, I set it off in two new, and radically different directions.
Brew Day!… “Equinox”
As the summer lion overcomes the winter bull, the brewer turns his mind to the joyful high time of the year.
On Clones, Colour and Cassonade
One of my Pursuit of Abbeyness XII brew-day posts received a spike of traffic from the Homebrew Talk forum. I went and eavesdropped on the discussion.
Brew Day!… “My Cherry Amour”
My first attempt at a fruit beer had me grappling with a mathematical formula and a lot of questions.
“Memento Mori”: Another Lesson in Serendipity
If you stumble blindly and incompetently into your brewing masterpiece, will you ever be able to revisit that triumph?