Tasting Notes: Morgan’s Wheat Beer

In my haste to try this batch of beer, I’m trying it out a little early – best practice is to let it age for at least a month, but I’m crackin’ into it at the 3 week mark, and I gotta say it tastes great.  A light beer at about 4% ABV (alcohol...

Home brew better than store bought?

For a few years, my wife and I made our own wine when we lived back in Calgary. We tried many different kits, but never really ventured into the high end ones. I also dabbled in beer making, but two batches went sour, so I dropped it. Then a move to Ontario in 2007,...

Hay Bale Blonde

Just started this kit yesterday – from Beer Grains in Deep river, I met the web site and company owner while touring Whitewater Brewery a couple weeks ago. Nice guy – you can find his site on the “Links” page.  So, the kit comes with 6 pounds...

Coopers IPA

Well, my latest brew that I’m drinking is a Coopers IPA, with an ounce of hops added into the boiling DME about 15 minutes before flame-out. The flavour is outstanding! Nice hoppy notes, slight bitterness, very good head retention… all the qualities of a...