Today I’m making a not so hoppy and not so strong India Pale Ale with Japanese そば茶. Soba-cha is my favorite Japanese tea, it is made from roasted buckwheat berries, and has a delicious nutty, malty flavor. It doesn’t have the bitterness as green tea even if you soak it for a long time or […]
Last Friday I was at the 20’th annual Stockholm Beer and Whisky Festival. I have only visited the last three ones, over all I think last year was better beers. Maybe because I got higher expectations now. I sampled 38 different beers this time, most of the beers was drinkable, some was good and very few […]
I’m making two beers for the @taikai2011, both will have exactly the same hop schedule but different malts. They are called 陰陽, pronounced In/Yō in Japanese, or better known as Yin/Yang in Chinese. – 陰 (In) will be an India Black Ale. – 陽 (Yō) will be an India Pale Ale.
Today I’m brewing an garlic spiced India Pale Ale. I know, I g00gled the internets and found some forum posts about garlic in beer. It doesn’t look very well investigated which get me more eager to do a proper one. It also looks like people used garlic with lager or fizzy yellow beers? Anywhy I’m […]
Today I brewed the first batch of Snaggletööth IPA. It is a smoked, well hopped and oak aged India Pale Ale. This is the smaller brother of the infamous Snaggletööth Barleywine I did in December last year. Like before I will soak the oak chips in Jack Daniels whiskey, then pour everything in to the […]