Brewer's Blog

Hello. I’m Emily. I’m super lucky because I get to sharpen my writing chops as an intern here at The Santa Barbara Independent while simultaneously developing a long-envied skill: beer making. Over the next few weeks, I will be chronicling the adventures and fate of my first batch of home brew. In addition to describing brewing and racking methods, I’ll be giving recommendations for good styles and brands to try, and sharing beer history and pertinent factoids. Since I imagine that a lot of you out there in the readership have excellent taste and possibly a lot of brewing experience, if you have recommendations for beers to try, books to read, or future recipes I should attempt, please comment!


The big day in which the brewer assesses her first concoction. Read story.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

The Brewer Finally Gets to Bottle

She must wait two weeks before the first sip of her first concoction. Read story.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Hooray for Brewing Day

A couple of hiccups; some minor improvisations; a lot of success. Read story.

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Welcome to the Brewer's Blog

Brew Day Eve: Travels with Barley. Read story.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
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