A Bit of Blood, Plenty of Sweat, but no Tears: Brewing My First Lager

I had a lot of fun brewing my German weizen this past fall, and decided I wanted to try and squeeze in another beer. The weather was getting progressively cooler and another ale wasn’t really an option, so I investigated lager styles. Lagers are a bit more finicky and complex to brew due to the […]

Homemade Hefeweizen and Other Stories

Homebrewing in Japan is an adventure. It requires working around a lot of limitations and a certain level of discretion. Brewing beer for home consumption in Japan is legal, and there are companies here that sell brewing supplies and that is perfectly legal as well. So why does all this sound like it is leading […]