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Septembeerfest will include one of my homebrews

On Saturday, September 28, one of my beers will be on tap at Septembeerfest at Southern Brewing and Winemaking. There will be 20 homebrews on tap representing five area homebrew clubs. Fest-goers will vote for their favorite and award the … Continue reading

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ConvergeFL Homebrew Workshop – Wednesday, September 11 in Jacksonville

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be conducting a half-day homebrewing workshop at the ConvergeFL 2013 conference in Jacksonville on Wednesday, September 11. Registration for the conference is now open. If you would like to come to the workshop, it’s an … Continue reading

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Community Tap Beer Fest Signals Greenville’s Arrival

Asheville has Brewgrass. Charleston has Brewvival. Greenville now has the Community Tap Beer Fest. With an established brewery (Thomas Creek) and two more on the way (Quest & Brewery 85), a brewpub (Blueridge), America’s Most Arrogant beer bar (Barley’s Tap … Continue reading

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Homebrewers Star at the Charlotte Oktoberfest

I’ve had the opportunity to pour beer for Thomas Creek and Mother Earth at a beer festival before, and I always tell people it’s much more fun to be behind the bar than the one attending. You’re basically a rock star … Continue reading

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Fermentation Temperature Experiment

I consider fermentation to be the final frontier of homebrewing. Ingredients are pretty easy to pick out. Then you start worrying about things like quickly cooling your wort after brewing, but a wort chiller is a quick solution. Once you … Continue reading

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results of the open fermented tripel

I’m back! Did you miss me? In case you were wondering, I’m not dead, I’m not pregnant and I haven’t stopped drinking beer. I felt like I needed a break to recharge the creative batteries. After a two month hiatus, I’ve … Continue reading

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Brewing in the Snow

Last Saturday I had my first experience brewing in the snow. I brewed up a Scottish Ale, so the snow cover outside seemed appropriate. I thought about waiting a week for the weather to improve, but I can just hear … Continue reading

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Untamed-PSG Collaboration Coffee Stout

A couple months ago, I was approached by my friends at the Palmetto Software Group to brew a beer for their company holiday party/customer appreciation gifts/general consumption. After an evening to tasting a variety of beers at Barley’s they settled … Continue reading

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Untamed Pumpkin Ale vertical tasting

Earlier this week I had a chance to do my first “vertical tasting” with some of my homebrew. (That’s the term beer geeks use when referring to tasting the same beer brewed in different years.) I saved a bottle of … Continue reading

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