If you’ve read our post about our new brew system then you’ll know that it was constructed from an old Hi-Lo trailer. As an homage to that trailer Eryn decided that the first beer we made on the brew system would be called Hi-Lo. With the name firmly set we went to work figuring out what it would actually be. Since we had two great words in the name, high and low, we started playing with the idea of doing a high alcohol low hop Belgian ale. It finally came down to a Belgian Strong Golden Ale that was lightly hopped.
Nightfall gets its name from the nightfall variety of blackberries. To be honest I don’t know if the blackberries that went into our beer are actually Nightfalls or not, but the beer ended up a cool purple color, it was a great name and the blackberries came from Oregon where they grow Nightfalls so I […]
Along with summer comes the needs for lighter brews and the first of our summer experiments was a Kölsch. We brewed the beer right after one of our spring heat-spells when we were really looking for a nice session beer. The Kölsch has a great golden color, richer then a blonde or a wheat but […]