Update – British Brown Ale

It has been a successful start to the brew year. For the March style competition our brown ale squeaked out a win! The judging was very close, a single point decided the winner, and we had that single point. That is one win and a second place.

There is a second batch of that beer carbonating in the keezer at the moment and I’ve had co-workers ask when it will make an appearance at the office kegerator 🙂

Cobra’s Hopped Home Brewer’s Challenge

A local craft brewer conjured up a home brewer challenge. Silvia and I were intrigued enough to sign up.

When we arrived to pick-up out mystery ingredients were expecting a
crazy experimental hop or goofy fruit like Buddha hand. Instead we received a one pound jar of dark liquid malt extract, honey malt, munich malt, and some crystal 40. Our instructions were to use some of each ingredient at some point during our brewing process. Continue reading “Cobra’s Hopped Home Brewer’s Challenge”