Monthly Archives: July 2007


It is official, Nicole and I are taking a pilgrimage to Oregon in September. An entire week of brewery tours, wineries, and the great outdoors. Needless to say I haven’t been this excited since, well, the White Stripes concert I’m … Continue reading

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homebrew batch #5: blueberry wheat

Homebrewing is always an adventure. You never know where it will take you… The batch I brewed up this weekend sent us in search of fresh blueberries. I had heard of a farm on John’s Island where you could pick … Continue reading

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I have finally popped the strange cru! After weeks of waiting and trepidation, I can finally taste my first non-prepackaged brew. And how is it, you ask? Well, I think it’s pretty good! I think it is my best batch … Continue reading

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July 2007 – Victory HopDevil Ale

Victory is a newcomer to South Carolina, one of the spoils of the recent repeal on the oppression of beer in our state. Victory is brewed in Downington, Pennsylvania, and has quickly become one of my favorite overall breweries. Everything … Continue reading

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what is a pilsner?

I have learned what distinguishes many different styles of beer: lagers, ales, stouts, porters, pale ales, India pale ales, etc. But for some reason, the pilsner has escaped me. Perhaps other people are as puzzled as I am. Well, this … Continue reading

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