Monthly Archives: September 2013

Spotlight: Wishing Well

Fall is fast approaching, which puts me in the mood for a nice stout.  I only do one stout, and this is it: Wishing Well, a classic dry stout.  Dry stout or Irish stout is a very simple style: jet … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting

I’ve been open around two months now, and things have gone relatively smoothly.  However, I have encountered some problems, and I’d like to talk about them for a little bit. I have been very lucky.  My first month, everything I … Continue reading

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Homebrewing Class

I’ve been homebrewing for over five years, and I’ve covered a lot of ground over the years, and even come up with a few techniques of my own.  Now that I’m getting into the swing of things at the brewery, … Continue reading

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Fresh Hop Ale

Yesterday I picked my Wilamette hops to use in a special fresh hop version of Logan’s Song, my English pale ale.  I grow three types of hops in the brewery garden outside: Chinook, Colombus, and Wilamette.  I’ll be using the … Continue reading

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Sour Beer Program

I started my first sour beer at Crooked Run last week.  It will be a sour version of our Belgian dubbel, Heartsong.  I am using a unique process that I thought I’d share.  First, the souring culture I am using: … Continue reading

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