Author Archives: Barry W

About Barry W

NJ (formerly NYC) based home brewer and craft beer enthusiast sharing his brewing and imbibing adventures on "Spreading the messages of craft beer one palate at a time."

Homebrew Wednesday 85 and 86

Homebrew Wednesday 85: Adjusting The Balance Posted to my YouTube channel on  12/13/16 Homebrewing Updates (discussed in video): Blind Faith Imperial Stout brew day and plans for additions to secondary fermenter. Announcement: Brewing my Innkeeper Barleywine at Man Skirt Brewing … Continue reading

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Bitter & Esters Presents: Derek Dellinger, author of The Fermented Man and Brewmaster of Kent Falls Brewing Company

On Thursday, November 10, 2016 NYC’s Bitter and Esters homebrew shop hosted an event featuring Derek Dellinger, author of The Fermented Man and Brewmaster of Kent Falls Brewing Company. Despite some camera battery and audio difficulties I was able to film … Continue reading

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Brewing High Gravity Beers: My Presentation @ the WHALES November Meeting

   Soon after moving to New Jersey from New York City I joined the award winning WHALES homebrew club and was eager to get to know the New Jersey homebrewing scene. So when I found out about the Motown Mash … Continue reading

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Homebrew Wednesday 83/84: Updates from NJ

On Sept 1 my wife, daughter, and I moved to NJ and have slowly been settling into our new apartment. In this first update video I do a quick review of my doppelbock which has been aging in its keg … Continue reading

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Split Batch Recipe and Review: B.I.TS. Saison and IPA

After an almost four month hiatus from homebrewing due to the birth of my daughter I decided to brew two 5 gallon batches from one grain bill, an IPA and a saison. To make each of them unique I chose … Continue reading

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TBP Podcast: Carton Brewing Company’s Augie Carton

Podcast Version:   To celebrate our anniversary my wife and I decided to check out one of our favorite New Jersey breweries, Carton Brewing Company (Atlantic Highlands, NJ). While there I was fortunate to be able to chat with Carton’s … Continue reading

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Smooth Transition Stout: Recipe and Tasting Notes

 While it is not recommended for breastfeeding mothers to drink alcoholic beverages there are studies that say drinking stouts (dark beers) and consuming brewers yeast can increase milk supply. In turn, I set out to brew a tongue in cheek lower gravity stout that my wife and … Continue reading

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