Mmmmmm, beer.

Break out the Stout

April 12, 2013 Beer, Homebrew

After my first ever abandoned brew day the previous weekend (I had a cold and it was too windy for the propane burner to stay lit) I resolved to do whatever it took to get a brew on the following weekend. Which was last weekend. The cold had subsided somewhat and although the weather was still cold and windy, I made a go of it. See previous posts where I muse on the life of an outdoor brewer. I wasRead More

Brew Day

March 4, 2013 Beer, Homebrew, People, Video

Brew Day on Vimeo. I think I can call this the first brew day of 2013, given that my last brew day was New Years Eve 2012. I decided to try a bit of time lapse video with this one. Nothing too well planned as you can probably tell. Just stuck up a few cameras and took it as an experiment to see what I came up with. As you’ll notice from my furious re-positioning of cameras and tripods, I also shot someRead More

Build me a Beer Cooler (Part 1)

February 26, 2013 Beer, Homebrew

Kegerator – noun (keg-er-a-tor) 1. A device which was one a common refrigerator  but is now something entirely different and wonderful. 2. A place to cool kegs of beer in order to serve them (to yourself) Right after I made the decision to get in on the beer keg bulk buy (corny kegs for anyone that wants specifics), I began to think about a kegerator. After all, if you’ve got close to 20 liters of beer in a keg, you’reRead More

Happy New Beer

January 1, 2013 Beer, City, Dublin, Homebrew, Macro

I thought a little ‘year in brewing’ review was probably called for as the end of 2012 will mark my first year as a home brewer. If at the same time it serves to give a few of those currently on the fence about taking up the hobby a bit of a kick in the right direction, all the better. As I said, I started brewing at the start of 2012 after humming and hawing about it (as usual) forRead More