Archive for June 2012
A Wayward Party

A Wayward Party

David | Blog | June, 28 2012 | No Comment

Last Saturday I was invited to a party at the home of Dan and Mary Luksetich in Manhattan, Ill. It’s also the home of Wayward Brewing Co., Dan’s homebrewing enterprise that is morphing into a nano brewery.  To celebrate, Dan hosted a tasting over the weekend, and asked me to come and pair some cheeses with [...]

Solera Barrel has Been Filled

Solera Barrel has Been Filled

David | Blog | June, 27 2012 | No Comment

A couple weeks back I told readers about the solera project that a group of us Chicago-area homebrewers have become involved in. Well now I can report that the beer is in the solera. On Sunday we met at the home of chief instigator Brian Buckman in the Avondale neighborhood.  Seven batches of beer based [...]

Beerfly Fights and Soleras

Beerfly Fights and Soleras

David | Blog | June, 11 2012 | No Comment

Wasn’t Chicago Craft Beer Week so much fun!  One of the events I participated in was the Beerfly Alleyfight at the Drinking and Writing Theater at Haymarket Brewery and Pub. With a little help from my brew partners, (and with the ingredients provided by the organizers), I made a spectacular Kolsch-style beer. My friend and [...]

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