Tag: homebrewing

Back in the Saddle

After what feels like forever, I’m brewing beer and drawing.  A bit of a drought.   A professor of mine in grad school once pointed out to me that I make work and “act” according to the changing seasons; she wasn’t wrong, and to this day, it holds true.  The chill in the air, the changing leaves, and the cold hard…

Beer matters to me…why?

A confluence of news and happenings has me examining myself, and how I define myself to the world.   The question of “why do we do the things we do and why does that matter?” seem to be on the edge of everything catching my attention. It’s a bit like learning a new word or phrase, then hearing it all over…

Bugger Hatches, Dank IPA’s, and Leviathan

Bugger Hatch 2013 Probably the best day I’ve had on the river in a long, long time.  I couldn’t believe how reckless and aggressive the trout were.  It was the last good day before a serious snow-melt/run off.  The temps climbed to almost 50 F, and next day the region got slammed pretty good with a cold rain.  Warm enough…

Winter Work

It’s the dead of Winter here in MN.  Like all resourceful north-folk I’ve got my trusty hobbies to prevent me from succumbing to cabin fever.  If life gives you freezing temps, make beer (and drink it), do a shitload of drawing, and strip streamers for pike if the temps get above 30. Brewing: Snowblower Beers I just tapped my Xmas…