Author Archives: Andy Farke

Day 3 of Homebrew Con

This was the big day! I started off the morning with my seminar, “The Dinosaur in Your Homebrew.” For being at 9 am on the morning after club night, I had a fairly decent crowd–around 50 to 75 people. Martin … Continue reading

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Day 2 of Homebrew Con

I intended to write up something after Club Night, but got back late and wanted to practice my talk one last time, so this is only getting written two days late! In any case, Day 2 of Homebrew Con piled … Continue reading

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Quick Takes from Day 1 of Homebrew Con 2017

I’m here in the Twin Cities! I’ve got my swag bag, got my conference beers, and got my taster glass. I sat through three seminars, wandered the exhibit hall, and enjoyed the kick-off night. Highlights of the day… The best … Continue reading

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Beer Update: Palaeotis Pils & Gondwana Pale Ale

Gondwana Pale Ale 1.5 I kegged the latest iteration of my Gondwana Pale Ale on 7 June 2017, adding two ounces of dry hops in a baggie at that time. Final gravity was 1.012, down from 1.053, for 5.4% abv. … Continue reading

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Lemondrop Wheat Ale

Summer means wheat beers! My intention with this batch is to have something light and refreshing that won’t take too long to turn around, either. I also wanted to experiment with Lemondrop hops, and this seemed like the perfect style … Continue reading

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