Category Archives: The Master Series

The Master Series Part VII: Nature’s Wrath

The center cannot hold.  Fire rains from the sky, the earth breaks, and oceans boil.  The very heavens cry, and the ambitions of man come to an end. Time for another Master Series installment–Nature’s Wrath: brett triple IPA.  This huge … Continue reading

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The Master Series Part VI: Seek Truth

Yesterday, the Kickstarter project was successfully funded.  I want to express my heartfelt gratitude to everyone who donated.  The amount of support I have received has been tremendous, and I am so happy that so many people believe in this. … Continue reading

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The Master Series Part V: 1800 IPA

Recent I got the book IPA by Mitch Steel, head brewer at Stone Brewing Co. in California.  It is a fascinating book on the history of IPA, arguably the quintessential craft beer style in America.  IPA was the first pale … Continue reading

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The Master Series Part III: Warden’s Lament

Today I brewed another beer in the Master Series, maybe the most interesting one of all.  Warden’s Lament will be a sour barrel-aged tripel, made with several unique methods to produce something totally interesting. Warden’s Lament starts as a tripel, … Continue reading

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The Beers of Christmas

I’ve made several special beers that I plan on giving away for Christmas.  This time, I wanted to actually make labels for these beers, so I spent the morning on my day off messing around with some fonts and artwork. … Continue reading

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The Master Series Part II: One Thousand Leaves

I met Lori O’Rea while I was working at the Penn Quarter farmers market last week.  She works for S & S Maple Camp, a Maryland maple syrup farm.  After chatting for a bit, she asked me the question I … Continue reading

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Sour Ale Medal

My Warden’s Promise got third place in its category at HOPS BOPS 2012 in Philadelphia!  Warden’s Promise is the most complex and involved beer I have ever made, and personally, my favorite beer to drink. Warden’s Promise is a sour … Continue reading

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