Portica Tasting Notes

Homebrewer Sandro Chiavaro sent us this bottle of bourbon barrel oak-aged porter from L.A. Thanks, Sandro! Sandro’s YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/user/sandrochiavaro/videos?view=0 Sandro’s “Beer Circles” Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/beer.circles

311 Day Homebrew Recipes

Here are the recipes for the three beers you’ll see being brewed in the upcoming Chop & Brew episode about brewing for 311 Day! Two are related directly to the band/song titles/motifs and one is — as the band likes to say — “Random.” (Which also happens to be one of Top Five favorite 311

Chop & Brew – Episode 02: Makin’ Bacon

In this episode of Chop & Brew, our buddy Drew shows us the basic steps of how to make your own bacon. These include curing/brining, rinsing, dry-rubbing, smoking, slicing and cooking. Oh, and of course – eating! [Original postdate: March 1, 2013] Related Links: Downloadable episode version at Vimeo Drew’s Bacon-Three-Ways Bacon 101 Epic Meal