Fall Beers

Hello and welcome to the end of fall (depending on where you are, as Michigan starts winter on and off starting in October).  With it the end of my favorite season, I wanted to talk about the beers that come out during this time.  We know the obvious one with pumpkin beers that come withContinue reading “Fall Beers”

Tools of the Trade

Welcome back to Hop, Brew, and Blog.  Sorry it has been awhile since my last post but I have started a podcast with my brother-in-law called Brewthers-In-Law.  As the moment of release, the very first episode is out to listen to.  For today though, we are going to step back to some basics of brewing. Continue reading “Tools of the Trade”

Irish Red vs American Red vs Other Red Beers

Ever wondered the differences between beers?  Lager vs Kolsch or Whit vs Wheat?  Well we are going to figure that out for the red beers.  Most know Killian’s Irish Red and the red beer we all know, but there are other red beers out there.  There is the American Red and the Flanders Red.  TheyContinue reading “Irish Red vs American Red vs Other Red Beers”

Adventure in Home brewing: The Final Day

Welcome to the final day…no this isn’t like the Legend of Zelda game, Majora’s Mask, where the moon is crashing down to bring the end of the world, but if it was the end of the world… at least we would have beer. Welcome to the final part of Adventures in Home Brewing:  Kegging theContinue reading “Adventure in Home brewing: The Final Day”

Adventures in Home Brewing: Day Fourteen

Welcome to day fourteen of brewing. In the 13 days that have happened since Brewing: Day One, we have just been waiting for it to ferment.  The beer was definitely working as it makes the alcohol. With each bubble in the bubbler, more alcohol is made. Which leads us to the next step, reracking. NowContinue reading “Adventures in Home Brewing: Day Fourteen”