Author: JRockwell

John Rockwell is a co-founder of LA Ale Works and contributing writer to Bierkast. He has been home brewing for over seven years and is a certified BJCP judge, "Bring me your beer!".


Hello Everyone out there! Is it just me or does the exclamation point “!” in this font look like an “I” ? Oh well.  So what’s going on in beer world for all of you?  For us it’s busy and […] 


No brewing this week, but we are still working on a few of our beers.  Keith moved the California Common, Dampfmaschine, into the secondary fermentor yesterday and also dry hopped it with Northern Brewer & Perle.  I can’t wait to […] 

JAMA-KIN’ Me Crazy

Many things have been going on in brew world.  For that reason, this will be a triple post coming from Matt, John, and I.  Get ready! Are ya’ ready? Are ya’ ready? *First up Matt “Vashidastampedo” Timmers with JAMA Red […] 

Snoopyberry Wheat

Please welcome back John Rockwell for our next post on On Sunday morning we brewed at my place for only the second time.  The first brewing session at the beginning of the year ended with a Black Wheat beer […] 

Scotch Ale 70

And now a message from John Rockwell.  Please welcome him with open arms as this is his first of hopefully many posts on Brewed the first beer last night that will utilize temperature controlled fermentation! Courtesy of the new […] 

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