Archive for the Brewing Category

Vitamin infused tea

About a moth ago I was eating at a subway and noticed the black tea said vitamin infused. The tea had a normal back tea taste and I thought with the amount of tea I guzzle down each day it might be nice to get some vitamin's from it. I wasn't able to find out what was added to the Subway tea but I did find that Rosehips have a lot of  vitamin C so I ordered a bag from amazon. I also found that rose hips can be used to tread  diarrhea and  constipation. I didn't think Read more [...]

The Homebrewer’s Garden: How to Easily Grow, Prepare, and Use Your Own Hops, Malts, Brewing Herbs

Today I thought I would do a book review on The Homebrewer's Garden: How to Easily Grow, Prepare, and Use Your Own Hops, Malts, Brewing Herbs by Joe Fisher and Dennis Fisher. This is a great book and the only one I know about that combines gardening and home brewing. The book contains 4 chapters. 1. Homegrown Hops 2. Brewing Herbs 3. Homegrown Grains and Homemade Malts 4. Beer Recipes: Using Homegrown Hops, Brewing Herbs and Homemade Malts This book offers a lot of information Read more [...]

All Grain Brewing

Thought I would do a post on brewing today because most of my previous post have been computer related. All grain brewing is easier than most think and  if you enjoy brewing you should give it a try. It does add some time to the brew day but I hope to do some experimenting this fall with a no chill method. Brew in a bag Method I started all grain brewing with the brew in the bag method. After I had done a partial mash oatmeal stout with a small cooler that I converted to a mash tun Read more [...]