As you may have read in our previous post, we are the proud owners of two oak barrels. Natasha spoke to a bunch of local bartenders like Joe Alessandroni from 28HKS and Manhattan’s Ricky Paiva (have you seen their room full of barrels? That place is something else!) and learned that the barrels need to be conditioned before stuff goes in and the magic happens.
After looking on enviously at our homebrewing friends, Dave and Sandy’s barrel-aging kits, we gave in and ordered ourselves a couple of barrels to age beers in!
Our good friends at Thirsty are now making every Friday night from 7pm homebrew night. This means you can take your homebrews down to Thirsty at Liang Court every Friday and share them with Roland, Jasper and Evonne down there to get feedback on them. You can also share them with other craft beer connoisseurs that might be enjoying a bottle from the extensive range of craft beers they stock.
Are you curious to find out what we are using to craft our beers at home? Our equipment is a mix of cheap local and second hand parts, hacked and modified to make a versatile brew setup. We plan to write about the technology on this blog in the future, but if you happen to attend this years GeekcampSG, you have the chance to attend a presentation by Markus showing some of the tech off. If you want to know how the Arduino and the Raspberry Pi are used to control a soup heater for mashing and a second-hand fridge […]