Faith, Family, and Fatherhood — homebrew

Extreme Male Award

Posted by James Hahn on

It finally happened! I was elected "Extreme Male" by the guys in my homebrew prayer group. The prayer group is comprised of a group of friends who get together to pray and exchange recipes, beer recipes that is. After prayer, and a few samples brew, we exchange stories about family, work, and life in general.

After some sampling of the Hahn Hoppy Red Ale there arose a contest of sorts with the...

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Grandpa Jake's Wildflower Mead

Posted by James Hahn on

I have inherited about 80-100 lbs of wildflower honey from my grandfather who died this past fall. Grandpa Jakedid things a little different so you'll notice that the honey looks more like molasses. It has a very strong honey flavor but most of the family doesn't care for it for everyday use. So, I've decided to attempt to make a Mead (honey wine) with it. It is now fermenting away upstairs....

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Beer Wars Movie

Posted by James Hahn on

Of course I cried when I watched the trailer!!!! It's okay for grown men to cry over really good beer....

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And obviously baby participates in its benefits

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Ah, the good old days of advertising. When the truth could be told about the health benefits of beer for mom and baby. Wait, no mention of dad? I'm sure he benefited too.

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Overdue Brewing Post

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Here is the final result of the Wild Raspberry Wheat. I'll only say that these will be very hard to come by so don't even ask for one. Oh yeah, they're that good!


One of my babies (Cascade Hop plants)

Lookin' up...

Cascade close-up

Cascades with our house in the background.

Cascades in the bag set to be dried and stored for the next batch of brew.

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