Archive for the ‘Brews’ Category
This is a pretty good ale. Even though It has 9.3% alcohol by volume the first one went down pretty smooth. Og course i have been pretty happy with the annual Widmer W beers.
This was available in 12 oz. bottles at Fred Meyer’s in Federal Way.
Earlier I mumbled something about home brewing my own ale. If you’re interested, this is what is currently in my ale cellar right now.
In this case I used the dry yeast, and it still is better than many of the commercial IPAs out there.
Here’s the link. I have not tried the recipie, but Alton Brown hits all the keypoints.
Over fifteen years ago the best book out there was The New Complete Joy of Home Brewing by Charlie Papazian (ISBN 0-380-76366-4.) This is the one I learned from.
Red Hook’s 8-4-1 Expedition is a good ale to start this post on. It reminds me of the honey flavored brews I made several years ago. Although it’s definitely much better than anything I have made at home. It even comes in an easy-to-clean reusable bottle for my next home brew.