Ever pop the top on a bottle of homebrew and catch a whiff of something familiar? With this handy chart you may just be able to pinpoint that aroma based on the organic compound that causes it. Let’s just hope you never end up with a Hexanoic Acid smell in your brew.
As an added bonus, here is a chart that shows some of the common esters in homebrew!
Some of my favorites that night included the Powerhouse Diesel Oil Stout, Daredevil JWP, and Bourbon Barrel Teddy Bear Kisses, however they were all pretty fantastic. Have a listen, and grab some of these great brews as they will be gone before you know it. Cheers!
Indy Beer News will be hosting the first of a quarterly series of discussions called Indy Beer Talks at the Tomlinson Tap Room on November 20th at 7:30. This upcoming event will feature Clay Robinson of Sun King Brewing, Jon Lang of Triton Brewing Company, Chris Sikich of The Indianapolis Star, and Jake Koeneman of Hoosier Beer Geeks and will cover industry growth, market saturation, and increasing competition in the craft beer world. Thanks again to Indy Beer News, Mass Ave Pub, and the panelists from this podcast for the great beer and conversation. Click here if you’d like to attend this event at Tomlinson Tap. This should be an awesome time.
When a beer is made with real bull testicles there is really only one way to sell it: in pairs.Thats just what Denvers very own Wynkoop Brewing Company is planning with the launch of its signature Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout which will soon be available in two-pack cans in Denver and available nationwide via Internet craft beer retailer BeerJobber.com
Nick Helmholdt has developed a new card / board game focused on brewing beer. Go head-to-head with your friends by brewing different recipes, using new ingredients and earning victory pints. Check out the details below and be sure to back the project on Kickstarter today!
Ever want to drink the same homebrew as the president of the United States? The White House has released their recipe for “Ale to the Chief Honey Brown.” They also shared a recipe for a Honey Porter that sounds pretty tasty for the winter time. I am a bit surprised that the POTUS settles for extract brews, but the recipe looks pretty solid.
Head on over to the link below to check out the recipes and instructions.