More Posts

Reverse Mashing


It’s probably fair to state that a majority of breweries operating today are employing single-infusion mashes – that is, they target a single temperature and try to maintain it throughout the entire mash. Broadly speaking, that temperature would almost always be in the range 63-72°C (145-162°F). When a highly fermentable wort is desired, it […]

Foam Sweet Foam

Home brewing is a great hobby (and it turns out, not a bad way to launch a career), but it sure does get sticky.

Partial Boil Followup

In the original post, I gave a laundry list of concerns, ranging from increased color formation to decreased fermentability, and while I don’t want to generalize too much based on a single beer, I don’t think that any of those were borne out in this particular batch. I don’t think the beer could have come […]


The roads were finally clear enough for me to get in my first run since October, and holy crap, am I out of shape.

Name: Silverton 1 Date: Mar 5, 2011 1:08 pm Map: View on Map Distance: 0.95 miles Elapsed Time: 09:57.0 Avg Speed: 5.7 mph Max Speed: 7.4 mph Avg Pace: 10′ 27″ […]


In case anyone was wondering what I’ve been doing in stead of blogging, here’s (part of) the answer. I finally got around to revamping the Silverton Brewing Co. website. It’s now 100% Flash-free, and 100% grammatically correct (probably). Also, I don’t know if you’ve ever poked around in some HTML source that was generated by […]