BEER & HOMEBREWING

Johnny Appleseed, Apple Genetics, and Burnt Orchards

One of the podcasts I listen to quite a bit is Stuff You Missed in History Class. They recently ran…

Strange Brews

Some beer news, since I haven't posted anything in ages. It's now been four years since I've made any beer…

S. eubayanus found in Tibet! (Er, in 2014?!?!)

So, back in 2011 I mentioned the discovery of S. eubayanus in the wild in Patagonia. That's exciting because S. pastorianus (often…

Scumbags & Con Men of Georgian English Brewing, #1: Humphrey Jackson

The other day, I posted about folk magic in modern England, but aside from that, I'm also plowing through the piteous biography…

Imaginable Beers: A Primer for Writers of Speculative Fiction

Recently, a writer friend was asking around on Facebook for some information about the history of brewing and distilling. Since I've…