Sept 2017. The Gift of Pilsner

Sept 2017. The Gift of Pilsner

We've been thinking about a lighter beer. What better beer to try out than Pilsner? Our friends at Munton's gave us an extract kit to try out in advance of developing an all-grain recipe. We also posted the whole brewing process live on Facebook. 

August 2017. The Summer Run Down

August 2017. The Summer Run Down

Whew! What a summer! It flew by in a blur. We only get about six weeks of real warmth here in Chicago so the goal is to make the most of it while we can. We've put together a few of the (many) highlights. 

Spring 2017. Quest for Saison

Spring 2017. Quest for Saison

Spring at last, spring at last! As we shook off winter’s (mild) chill, we began to plan for a busy summer. In a bout of optimism about the warming weather, we brewed our first saisons. Same basic wort, pitched with two different yeasts. The results were as varied as you can imagine and revealed two very different beers.