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First Scheduled Workshop and What Else Has Been Brewing


Just bottled a Dark Vienna Lager with Figs and Meyer Lemon Leaves. The figs were from last Summer’s harvest.

It’s been a busy Spring. Here’s the short of it: The first scheduled workshop is now open for registration: Hops & Herbs: Organic Gardening for Home Brewers. Only 20 spots. Get yourself in there now! And more workshops are in the works.

The other big thing brewing is a major campaign. (You know what kind of campaign I mean…) And I’ve updated the logo to put a stake in the ground. It’s a sketch–which means we’re at the beginning of something big. Ideas are flowing. Pencil has been put to paper! You’ll see the website, and a whole lot of other stuff, developing out of this sketch into something HUGE!

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Growing My Own Backyard Hops

Update, May 4, 2013: My Cascade hop plant is climbing up all six poles! See photos at the bottom of this post.

2013apr262-2048 My three year old Cascade hops plant is thriving in my backyard. I’m looking forward to brewing a really nice IPA at the end of Summer or early Fall. And in the SF Bay Area we get a pretty late summer, hotter than most of us are usually prepared for. The perfect time to escape to the bottom of a tall glass of cold beer, full of flavor and homemade goodness.

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