Brewer’s Edge Mash & Boil

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MandB Cream Ale That’s right everybody, I’m documenting my brewing again!  But fret not, I will not be dragging this on for an entire week.  This time I will just be reviewing my first experience brewing with the Brewer’s Edge Mash & Boil.  Before I make any personal observations, I will include the description of […]

Brewing with the Kids: Day 6

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It occurred to me that I never got around to posting about my sixth and final brew/vacation/stay-at-home dad day.  For those of you who have been waiting with bated breath, I apologize.  I also don’t believe you.  But I appreciate your kind thoughts.  For those of you who just don’t care and wish I would […]

Brewing with the Kids: Day Five

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As Burns said to his wee little mousie, “The best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men gang aft agley” and today was the perfect example. Yesterday I mentioned how today would be busy but not so much as Wednesday.  I was so very wrong.  Tiffani and I left together at 8:15am to drop Eleri off at […]

Brewing with the Kids: Day Four

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11AM Wednesday, July 18th:  We are officially past the halfway mark on our 6-day journey of daily brewing.  Today is my accelerated version of Seth Clearwater’s brewing-in-stages method.  Instead of spreading it out over the course of 24 hours, however, I will attempt to finish within 12 hours.  The schedule I am working around today […]

Brewing with the Kids: Day Three

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On Monday evening Tiffani’s dad flew in from Oakland and arrived at Philly International just after 8pm.  This morning we combined my need to buy more ingredients with a need to go clothes shopping for our 9-year-old daughter who seems to be growing at an exponential rate.  After I finished paying for my supplies at […]