Ryeghteous Brown Ale does it again, bringing home a Round One win for the Mellody Home Brewery. Faithful followers know, this is a favorite beer of mine and one I actually haven’t brewed in over two years. I have been too focused on perfecting the Patersbier and a few others, that the Ryeghteous became the forgotten child of the family, sitting at the mall alone after it’s Dad left without him. Ryeghteous Brown won the only other competition it’s been entered into as well – so it’s got a good streak going. It will be entered into the National Homebrew… Read More
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Last spring I entered my I Am Your Patersbier into the Monk’s Melee – a BJCP sanctioned competition run by a local homebrew club. I love the BJCP feedback format as I feel it gives a nice picture into what the drinker sees, tastes and feels when having my beer. They also rank you on four main components: aroma, appearance, flavor and mouthfeel. The ranks for each area and an overall ranking are added up and place in a scoring system to help show where your beer placed. Of the four score sheets I received for my entry into the… Read More
Blogging has never been my forte. Obviously. If you were a regular follower here, I apologize. If you only read when you saw a post from Twitter or Facebook, you probably didn’t even realize I was not blogging. I didn’t go back and look, but this is most likely the fifth time I have abandoned and now restarted the blog. Since it’s almost a year to the day since I last posted here, it seems fitting to write something for you. Let’s be honest, as always the blog has always been for me, not you. My outlet of beer and… Read More
Folks, I won’t berate you too much regarding the little PLCB issue I wrote about yesterday, but I know we are all busy and lazy by nature. So, here’s an email you can copy and paste to send your local State Senator and Congressperson. Edit as you see fit, as I’m sure there are some typos or grammer errors in there.
Seriously, they will only listen if we are talking and they will only talk to anyone if there are a lot of us. Help make being a brewery a little bit easier and see if we can begin to… Read More