Category: Home Brew

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 Bierkast.com: 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 Bierkast.com: Brewed the first beer last night that will utilize temperature controlled fermentation! Courtesy of the new […] 

Nostalgia 101: ERB Brewday – 500 & 5 Gal of Beer on the Wall

(A trip down memory lane.  My first commercial brew day @ ERB with Eric Garcia and Jeremy) So much has happened since the last entry – I’m not actually sure if I’ll be able to remember it all, but I’m […] 

Nostalgia 101: Chimney Sweeper 2010

Chimney Sweeper 2010 is shaping up to be a dirty, old, soot-covered bastard…Just like he should be.  He’s wearing a 1 lb christmas coat of Carafa III, is full of gas, and is drunk on Link-to-the-Past christmas potion…and moon wine.   […] 

Nostalgia 101: 1st Rye Beer – The Rye Famine Monster

 The next beer is here – Roggen Hungersnot!  For me, there was a lot of uncertainty going into this beer.  Rye Beer is very similar to wheat beer, but it is supposed to be more difficult to deal with due […] 

Nostalgia 101: Kurbis Alter & White Oak

  So saturday was a bit of a bummer in terms of the football game, but on the other hand, a new “great beer” may have been created.  I feel that my recipe skills are getting better.  One thing that […] 

Nostalgia 101: 1st Saison – TRB Summer Saison

We (Matt, John, and I) started another brew on Sunday July 5th.  We chose a Saison (French for Season), a summer pale ale traditionally brewed in farmhouses of the French speaking are of Belgium (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saison).  I had one of these […] 

Nostalgia 101: First Ever Bierkast Article

Tonight I dine on turtle soup! Well…not actually, but I am going to try my hand at making beer.  I’ve been reading a ton about the subject and now it’s time to see if I have what it takes to […] 

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