Tagged: ale

Food & Brew Pairing #1: Pan Seared Salmon with American Wheat Ale

Pan Seared Salmon with American Wheat Ale Hello, my name is Matt O’Reilly and I’m a HOMEBREW ENTHUSIAST! I have been brewing for a little over a year, but I have been drinking beer for a little over 15 years. Of those 15 years, 8 of them have been spent pursuing new (to me, or… Read more »

Craft The Perfect Draft – What To Brew?

You just had a party, some friends came over and you shared your latest batch of homebrew with them. Suddenly someone lets you know the keg’s been kicked. You realize how busy your schedule is but you’re going to have to brew another batch of beer and soon. It’s happened to all of us at… Read more »

A Marriage Of Beer And Mead: Braggots

A Marriage of Beer and Mead: Braggots Crisp, malty, and maybe hoppy beer; combined with aromatic, bright floral honey. Add a bit of carbonation (or maybe not) and what do you get? A braggot. A braggot is a type of mead that also uses brewing ingredients like hops, malt, or both. They are typically carbonated… Read more »

Harvesting Yeast from commercial bottles

I’ve been posting about this topic a lot lately, it seems that many brewers want to harvest yeast from some of their favorite commercial breweries. some really good craft breweries bottle condition a few of their brews with what seems like a gift to us home brewers. Rogue and Bell’s are the two that immediately… Read more »