Recent Ramblin’

Log Beer - Brewing with Wild Yeast

April 19, 2019
I'll just get right to the point. We fermented a 5 gallons of beer by putting a log in a batch of wort. It wasn't our idea and it wasn't our log. But that's the story. The true story. The short story. The long story is as follows. And, as always, a video below too. Beer:... Read more

How to Make Hop Water - Soda Water with Hops!

March 29, 2019
This is a recipe for hop water, which is like LaCroix flavored with hops. It's super light and refreshing and tastes a bit like beer. However, i doesn't contain any sweeteners, gluten, or alcohol. This means that you can chug this stuff and not get tipsy or tired. Some people want to get tipsy, and... Read more

Brut IPA #2: Fermenting Down to Zero with Ultra-Ferm

February 14, 2019
We went low with this beer. Real low. And for two guys with standards as low as ours, that's saying something. Of course, we're talking about achieving a low specific gravity using ultra-ferm enzymes for the purpose of making a super dry and light Brut IPA. Our last attempt actually turned out great in terms of... Read more

El Dorado Single Hop IPA Recipe - A Juicy, Hazy NEIPA

February 6, 2019
Recipe We're back with another juicy / hazy IPA. This one is quite bitter with a lot of fresh tropical fruity flavor. Make sure to pay attention to the recommended changes if you're going to brew this beer. It was a very balanced beer for the first week in the keg but once hop aroma... Read more

How to Brew a Black IPA: Homebrew Beer Recipe

January 20, 2019
Standard IPA, Double IPA, Session IPA, Imperial IPA, Hazy IPA, Juicy IPA, Brut IPA... There are many IPA styles to choose from, and we've brewed almost all of them. But alas, one managed to slip through the cracks: the Black IPA. This style of beer, also known as a Cascadian Dark Ale, is one of... Read more

Tiny Bottom Pale Ale Homebrew Beer Recipe

January 10, 2019
This is a recipe created by Marshall Schott of the homebrew website Brulosophy. They guy's brewed hundreds of beers and runs a site about brewing. He even has a brewing podcast. We figured, if anyone's got a good homebrew recipe, it's likely to be him. So we reached out to Marshall and asked him for... Read more

How to Run a Still with an Electric Controller

January 9, 2019
A still can be heated with an electric hot plate, propane, or even over a fire. However, it is best to run stills with an electric heating element and a digital controller. When running a still with an electric heating element and digital controller there is no need to worry about filling a propane tank, open... Read more

Apple Pie Moonshine Recipe

December 12, 2018
In this article we'll teach you how to make apple pie moonshine. It's as much of an art as it is a science, so have a drink before you start. A lot of folks just throw some apple juice and cinnamon sticks in low quality moonshine and call it good. We're going to teach you... Read more

Cherry Saison Homebrew Recipe

December 7, 2018
This beer was brewed on the Clawhammer 120v Electric Brewing System. Both the recipe and a beer were sent to us. We loved the beer so much we decided to publish the recipe here for your enjoyment. This one is a keeper and we definitely recommend brewing it. Props to Sarah Flora for this little... Read more

Brut IPA Recipe - Homebrew Beer

November 20, 2018
This week's beer is a Brut IPA. This is a new and somewhat experimental India Pale Ale style that has been made popular by Brewmaster, Kim Sturdavant of Social Kitchen and Brewery in San Francisco. The idea was to create a super dry IPA with light body, lots of hop flavor, but low bitterness. To achieve this... Read more