Christmas Cyser 2009

This is my second year making a cyser, this year I've timed it better for the holidays and it should be ready around December 10th. Cyser is both a cider and a mead, that may be a little confusing but if I say it's a mix you might get the mistaken impression that you blend of the two. You can do this, but I like doing it all in one shot. There really isn't enough information presented here or in...

Brewing Report

Memorial Day was a bit of a brewer's report card for me, and here's the results of a tasting session: The Lemon Head was interesting, it went too sweet which surprised me because sitting on the yeast with that much sugar it should have gone much deeper into the alcohol flavors, but it just might be that the acids and bitterness of the lemons combined with the alcohol it fermented as high as the...