How to: Brew a Witbier at home!
By Matt Priaulx The Night Before Get your brew kettle, another large pot, and one final smaller pot. Fill the BREW KETTLE and larger pot with 2 gallons of water each. Fill the smaller pot with one gallon of water. Boil all the water for 3-5 minutes and leave the two large pots on the […]
Building Aeronaut: Our mobile beer dispenser
As many new breweries are wont to do, we at Aeronaut have taken a page from the homebrewing world and incorporated it into our brewery. I’m talking about a movable draft fridge that had its beginnings as a sort of kegerator (or ‘keezer’ as they are sometimes called). Back when we were prototyping around 12 recipes […]
A collaborative Somerville maple beer
As maple season draws to a close, Aeronaut has teamed up with Groundwork Somerville to make a hyper-local beer using maple sap! We have been tapping trees for a few years now, and are very excited to have a beer to share with our community. A few years ago, we started tapping trees in our […]
They grow up so fast
A couple posts ago, we shared some up-close and personal images of yeast cells that we’d been culturing. We’re happy to say that the whole culturing process has been continuing in earnest since then and we are now experimenting with some cool new homebrews with those very strains! Those hardcore homebrewers amongst you will probably […]
Seasonal beers, indeed!
Yesterday, we had another day of prototype brewing on the ol’ farmstead. After a very cold and snowy morning, it occurred to us that we’d been homebrewing out there since the summer and really got to experience the seasons. We hope it comes through in the flavor!
Single-Barrel Homebrew Prototype #001
After unboxing and a successful water-only test brew, Mike, Dan and Ronn are pleased to have completed TBD’s first prototype homebrew on our brand new single-barrel pilot system. TBD has its own wort! And in a few weeks, we’ll have our first taste of TBD beer: a session IPA, which will be fermented with two different […]