posts tagged IPA

New Recipe: Harpy American Strong Ale

Hoppy New Year everyone! Speaking of (pretty) hoppy, tomorrow I’m going to brew a pilot batch (on my homebrew system) of our new recipe Harpy American Strong Ale. What’s an American Strong Ale, you ask? Here’s what Ratebeer says about it: “Not a style, per se, but a catch-all category to incorporate the plethora of […]

The Quest for Hops

Hoppy Tuesday everyone, First I can happily report that the build-out for the Parched Eagle is well underway, on schedule, and we should be on track for opening by (hopfully) the end of February. We’ll keep you posted! As Head Brewer one of my tasks during the build-out phase is to order brewing ingredients, with […]

Hooray for Hop Harvest season!

Hello all, Yes late August/September is hop harvest season, cause for great excitement for brewers and craft beer loving hop heads alike! In recent years the term “wet hops” has been used to describe beers that are made with hops that were harvested immediately before being brewed with, without them being dried (which is what […]

Profoundly Hoppy (and I’m profoundly grateful)

Hoppy Saturday afternoon everyone, OK this is a report-back on my last post about double dry-hopping the pilot batch of our flagship beer Hop-Bearer IPA, which I’m currently sipping (and smelling). I can report that double dry-hopping works in terms of adding depth of hop flavor and some aroma, adding to my perception of Hop-Bearer […]