This evening I had the opportunity to speak with John Palmer, author of the popular homebrewing book “How to Brew” on the telephone. John will be the keynote speaker at the Bangor Brewfest this Saturday, August 10th. John will be speaking about homebrewing and there will be a Q&A section led by myself and Zeth […]
This is the follow up to my homebrew day with Chris DiCentes; we are reviewing the White House Honey Porter that we brewed as well as the White House Honey Ale that my friends Josh and Anne were kind enough to donate a few bottles of. Name: White House Honey Porter Homebrewed By: Chris […]
When I started talking to Chris about homebrewing he told me he had a kit that had been given to him but he had some questions, well after taking a look at the kit, the solid brick of dry malt extract and the 2006 expiration date, I offered him a better option. I offered Chris […]
This is a follow up post from my brewday with Joel Mahaffey; after fermentation was complete Joel moved the beer into a keg. Joel cold steeped ¼ pound of 44 North Ethiopia – Yirgacheffe coffee to get 12oz that was added directly to the keg. This was conditioned for 6 days. The keg was lightly […]
When I started doing this blog I knew from the start that I wanted to do homebrew posts, my only concern was that if I only did posts from my brewday’s it would get pretty boring, the recipe’s would change but the equipment and the process would be the same. So to combat redundant posts, […]
Tonight I’m not doing a review; I’m sitting here sipping on a homebrew, a Belgian Dubbel I brewed for the Maine homebrewer’s competition. My entry wasn’t a winner but it’s still an excellent beer and most importantly, I made it. It seemed like an appropriate way to end my evening, having spent some time down […]
On Thursday October 4th there was a couple of fun events happening in downtown Bangor. The Sea Dog was hosting a Social Media Breakfast Happy Hour in their new Barrel Room. Social Media Breakfast is normally a morning event but this month they decided to change things up and host a happy hour session. Speaking at the […]
Chad Lothian, Lives in Old Town Maine. He is a craft beer enthusiast and home brewer. Chad has travelled to Brewpubs, Breweries and Brewfests all over New England.