What Is Cold Crashing? Cold Crashing is the process of rapidly dropping the temperature of your home brewed beer before carbonation. This is done to have yeast, proteins and other solids fall out of suspension resulting in a clearer beer and removing or reducing chill haze. How Does Cold Crashing
All About Secondary Fermentation – The Two Stage Fermentation FAQ
All About Secondary Fermentation – The Two Stage Fermentation FAQ What is Secondary Fermentation? A secondary fermentation is when your fermented beer is transferred from the primary fermentation vessel to a secondary vessel. This will be done for a variety of reasons which differ from beer to beer and even
Chewy, Crunchy Homemade Bagels
Once upon a time, I spent my days laboring at a local bagel spot, it was here that I learned to love all things bagel. From the simple bagel with cream cheese to bagel pizzas to my daily addiction of various bagel sandwiches I just couldn’t get enough. As life
Easy, Quick, Spicy Pickles At Home
I keep a small vegetable garden at home, in fact one of my favorite parts of summer is watching all of my hard work from the spring sprout up so I can begin to incorporate the different foods into my daily meals. Two of the most prolific growers in my garden
I’ve been making pizza at home for a few years now and was thinking about writing something up to talk about some of the different things I do contrary to some of the recipes that show up in a search. As I was preparing the article it occurred to me
I’ve Made Life!
Now I know exactly how it feels to give birth. 100%. Maybe even more so. Last May, I planted a seed and now in mid-July I have a baby cucumber. My immediate thoughts are of the wonderful future of nurturing this cucumber through all of the trials and tribulations of
Grow a Pineapple Plant, Just for the Hell of it…
Pineapples are delicious and you may think if you don’t live in the right climate you just can’t grow pineapples at home. Your right. You can’t. So grow one anyhow. Just for the hell of it. It’s dead simple, cut top off pineapple put pineapple top in soil water it
WTF? Did You Really Just Pour That Beer Out?
I have only poured a beer out once in my life (well not counting floaters, that is another rant altogether). I was a teenager. The beer, a Budweiser pint lodged under the seat of my car. As it so happened, a man with a badge and a gun promised to
Kohler Moxie Wireless Bluetooth Shower/Portable Speaker
The Kohler Moxie is a showerhead, bluetooth speaker combo for those of us who like music in the shower. Adding some practicality for others, the wireless speaker pops out and can go anywhere you go providing a portable, water resistant speaker that can last up to around 7 hours of music streaming.
Beer Profile: Goose Island Rambler IPA
Rambler IPA A red IPA from Goose Island Brewery Nice balance for a red ale. Pours deep amber-red. Billowing head. Semi-sweet with a nice bitter finish. The light side of medium bodied. The head sticks around as you drink but not at the annoying level pictured.