Living the Dream
I received an email from a homebrewer dreaming of becoming a
commercial brewer and he asked, “How late is too late for a determined fool to
chase an old dream?”
I’ve always wondered what the secret is to creating a
I think most brewers would agree, a beer’s life begins the
moment the yeast are finished with fermentation.
We’ve been spending a lot of time lately scrubbing some used
kegs we bought.
It all seems so simple on paper. You brew the beer, stick it
in some packaging, then sell it to the thirsty hoards. How hard could it be? It
isn’t rocket science, right?
As soon as you start producing beer (and even before), you
will get a flood of requests to provide beer for festivals.
Well, people are drinking our beer. I guess that is a tiny
measure of success in the brewery business.
We nearly didn’t get to brew out a second batch of beer.
OK, so the long awaited day arrived and we brewed our first
batch of Heretic beer.
In a way, I can’t believe we will be brewing our first batch
in just a couple days.
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