Do What Now?

Do what you love. It sounds so easy. The older I get the harder it seems. Yet the older I get the more important it seems. I’ve built a life that I can say I am proud of. I have a beautiful wife and wonderful 6 month old daughter. I own a home and am able to provide for my family. Those are the most important things to me. All in all, I’m grateful for the life I have.
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Hazy update: bottling was a success!

As I mentioned in the last post, bottling a hazy is always an adventure for a homebrewer. Oxidation is always a worry, and with hazys, it’s even more of an issue due to the large amount of hops and how easily the style can be ruined by oxygen. Thanks to a wonderful r/homebrewing post from user rhymeswithoranj, Rod’s Lazy Hazy Pale Ale was packaged up successfully.

mmmm juicy

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Brew Day!

The all important research and development stage

This past weekend I made my way down to San Jose get another brew day in with Josh. But this wasn’t just any brew day, this was our first attempt at all grain! We’ve been extract brewing for a few years now and we have finally made the jump.

This was a learning brew for sure. We just wanted to go with a nice and easy IPA to get the hang of things. Overall the process went smoothly, but we would do a few things different next time.

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