Midwest Brewers Fest

On Saturday, I had the privilege of attending my first beer fest — The inaugural Midwest Brewers Fest in Plainfield, IL.  According to their official website, their main purpose was two-fold; to help revive the once historic river-front destroyed by a tornado in the early 90’s and to help introduce individuals to craft beer.  I… Continue reading Midwest Brewers Fest

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Pulled Pork Taco Recipe

Beer Braised Pulled Pork Tacos For most people, working a 9-5 office job is a necessary evil. If everyone were able to do what they love to make a living, there would be no one to sit behind a desk being miserable — that just isn’t balance. Because of this, many people have less time for just… Continue reading Pulled Pork Taco Recipe

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Home Brew, Part 3

My first batch of home brew is in the books.  Overall, I am very pleased with the results but know that there are many more extract kits to be brewed before I can put on some big girl pants and move on to all-grain brewing. I ended up only doing a primary fermenter, opting to… Continue reading Home Brew, Part 3

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