Tag: Brettanomyces Claussenii

ICU Measurements…Advice From Hill Farmstead

If you’ve been around beer for more than 5 seconds you are familiar with the scales for measuring hop bitterness units. The most common one in the USA being IBUs. With many new hops that have big citrus characteristics coming on the market pairing them or subbing with larger amounts of fruit brewers are creating…

Brad Clark of Jackie O’s Pub and Brewery Q & A + Recipe

One of the great things about writing this blog is getting the chance to talk candidly  with brewers I respect. Having brewed a good number of sour/wild beers myself (even on my smaller scale) I know how labor intensive and how much patience you need to have as the beer and yeast go through their…

DEXTER MORGAN’S FUNKY SIDE: The Blood Orange Beer Journey

If you’ve read a few of my articles here then it’s obvious I’m pretty loyal to dramatic cable TV shows: Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, and yes…. Dexter.  During the open of Dexter there is a scene where he is cutting and juicing some Moro oranges, known by most as “Blood Oranges”. I never ate a…

C + C Brett Factory

A few days ago I received a couple of emails asking what was going on in my home brewery and if I had brewed anything recently. Looking back I realized it’s been a bit over a month since I posted a brew session report and recipe. Well I have brewed since January and must say…