Archive for April 2014

Batch 34: Skip in the Dark CDA

Sarah has had a request on deck for quite a while: Cascadian Dark Ale (CDA, aka Black IPA) 🙂 Inspired somewhat by Hop in the Dark, as well as a few recipes on HBT, and given what’s on-hand at home and at Nepenthe, I cobbled this together. Recipe Type: All-Grain Yeast: WLP001 Yeast Starter: two pint jars of trub from […]

Batch 33: Ploughshares to Swords

I just noticed that the name of this beer is consonant-heavy. Can a beer be consonant-heavy? Anyway, we are embarking on a quest into Saison territory!! (should I say terroir?) Inspired by a number of various recipes on, and given my current compliment of ingredients, I present to you (for camping consumption in the […]