Homebrewing

Homebrews

My inaugural post coincides with the infancy of my interest in homebrewing. Foregoing blank page syndrome, I’ll just jump right in and describe how that came about…

The other day I had A New Economy playing in the background on Netflix while I was working. It features several disparate companies united by their common goal of a more cooperative economic future. A hotel, an urban farm, a brew pub and something to do with lasers, among others. Worth a watch, if you’ve already finished Ozark.

Take a look:

Welcome back.

Anyhow, one of the guys from the London Brewing Co-Op was describing how he got started and casually mentioned that he was given a copy of Charlie Papazian’s The Complete Joy of Home Brewing that lead him to quit his job and “relax and have a homebrew”. This is probably not news to anyone else but me, but Papazian is a rockstar in the world of home brewing. He literally wrote the book, and this is it.

So, I went out and bought it, and now I’m like 20 pages into it. Right at the ‘Getting your Homebrewery Together’ part. So the next step I guess is acquiring everything I need to make my first batch of beer.

To be continued…

Complete Joy of Homebrewing

image credit: Quinn Dombrowski

 

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I’m “Meat” (Jeremy), Lettuce’s other half. To be honest, I’m not a huge fan of cooking. Typical. But I do like eating. I often say I’m on a seafood diet; I see food… I eat it. Get it? Our kids love that joke. I dish on just how delicious that healthy food Lettuce cooks up really is, and also share my thoughts on beer, booze and bbq – the good stuff. Bon apetit!

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