Monthly Archives: January 2013

Hop Rhizomes

We’ve decided to try our hand at hop growing this year, and now is the time to pre-order hop rhizomes to plant in April. I’m eager to make a fresh-hopped IPA, but the chances of getting much of a harvest … Continue reading

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Homebrew: Son of Vlad RIS

This year I’m taking a more seasonal approach to my brewing, trying to brew and drink my homebrews when they’re traditionally or commonly made and enjoyed. First up is a Russian Imperial Stout (RIS) that I intend to age until … Continue reading

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Homebrew: Galaxy IPA

I just started using BeerSmith software to design my beer recipes, and one of the features I appreciate is the ability to export my recipes in BeerXML format. After some digging around, I found Derek Springer’s BeerXML Shortcode plugin (v. … Continue reading

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