Growing Hops in Whiskey Barrels: Three Month Update

If you’ve been following along at home you’ve hopefully seen the progression of my hop garden over the last few months.  Today I’m pleased to announce that I have some really nice hop cones starting to form!  Check it out: I several weeks ago I expanded the trellis on the Cascade plant and good thing […]

Growing Hops in Whiskey Barrels

This year I decided to try my hand a growing hops! I’ve read that it’s easy to do and figured it would be fun to brew beer with my own hops. I was inspired by a past episode of Chop n’ Brew where the guys talked about growing hops in backyards and in whiskey or planting […]

Almighty Cascade Pale Ale Brew Day Pictures

Last weekend I brewed up a brand new brew I’m calling “Almighty Cascade Pale Ale”. It’s a variation of an extract recipie that I made last year.  I’ve now converted the recipie to all grain and added more late addition hops…about six ounces of cascade goodness! I’ll post a follow up when it’s ready to […]