I Brew – U Brew | A 13 year home brewer shares the current happenings of his favorite hobby

The expensive stuff.

Back in March, The Daegu Brewers put on their first home-brewing competition named “Stout Smackdown”.  I was invited to judge one of the categories, but also encouraged to enter a beer in categories I wasn’t judging. Much to my surprise, my Dry Stout won first place.  In addition to bragging rights, I walked away with a    […]

Nailing your basics

The calendar has unceremoniously rolled over from October to November and it’s time for my wife and I to play the ‘let’s-see-how-long-we-can-go-without-turning-on-the-heat-game.’  Though challenging, not to mention slightly uncomfortable for us, for our good natured and fun loving yeast friends, it can be downright devastating.  Most homebrewers are all too familiar with a beer fermented    […]