Category: Home Brew

How to Drink Beer: Part #2

Pouring Beer & Serving Glasses Welcome to the second installment of drinking beer.  In this post we are going to discuss both pouring beer and serving glasses. Pouring beer is simple right? You just take a bottle, pop the top, […] 

March Bierkast Update

There have been a lot of things brewing at Bierkast lately.  I mean that both literally and and figuratively.  Let me first go back a ways and congratulate Allen Huerta for winning the Batch #50 contest.  Allen received a Radical […] 

How To Drink Beer: Part #1

This may seem arbitrary to many people, but contrary to popular belief there are right and wrong ways to drink beer.  These methods aren’t the end-all-be-all, but drinking and appreciating beer requires a level of understanding.  As Randy Mosher often […] 


  Recently we had the good fortune to take a mini-road trip with our friend, Shail from, and meet up with Chris Briles, the owner of Cosmic Ales. Chris was hosting an all day Brew-BQ event at his house in […] 


In honor of “Teach a Friend How to Homebrew Day” (which was in November) John and I are going to work with my newly-brewing coworker to craft the next beer for our office’s monthly happy hour.  Shockingly, this JAMA brew […] 


Well, I’m finally sitting down to write about my Flip making adventure over Christmas. For those of you that are not familiar with the drink (it was new to me when I first read about it), Randy Mosher in “Tasting Beer” […] 


How is everyone doing out there? As you can see by this picture, I am as happy as a clam…or maybe a sparkly princess.  What a picture right? Matt and Ali have this Sony Camera that can modify a persons […] 

The Rusty Rocket

Can I just start off by saying that it has been a crazy 2011?  I cannot believe how many things are going on right now.  It’s been hard to fit brew time in and that makes hulk angry!  I wanted […] 


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 […] 

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