On Tap: Holiday Ale

By |2011-02-01T22:19:00-07:00February 1st, 2011|Brewing|

Over the weekend the Holiday Ale keg was tapped.  It was perfectly carbonated and tasted great.  It truly reminded everyone who drank it of the holiday season.  Of those [...]

Christmas in January

By |2011-01-17T18:48:00-07:00January 17th, 2011|Brewing|

I always feel a little guilty complaining about the weather in California; fifty degrees hardly seems worthy of bitching about when other parts of the country are getting hammered [...]

Christmas, Now in Beer Form

By |2011-01-06T22:51:00-07:00January 6th, 2011|Brewing|

The holiday season has come and gone, but that doesn't mean we can't relive the merriment through beer.  As mentioned in Holid-Ale Hapa's Brewing was inspired to create a beer for [...]


By |2010-12-23T18:18:00-07:00December 23rd, 2010|Brewing|

A basic beer uses only four ingredients: water, malted barley, hops, and yeast.  Brewers often add other ingredients like specialty grains, fruit, and spices to change the flavor, color, [...]

Drink Better!

By |2010-12-21T22:59:00-07:00December 21st, 2010|Brewing|

There is certainly no wrong way to drink beer.  Some people prefer to suck their swill straight from the keg while being held upsidedown, while others seek out rare [...]

Blame it on the Alcohol

By |2010-12-20T23:11:00-07:00December 20th, 2010|Brewing|

One of the most common questions people ask about beer is "how much alcohol is there?"  Generally speaking, beer will have anywhere from 4-10 percent alcohol by volume (ABV) [...]

The Tank Belt

By |2010-12-16T18:27:00-07:00December 16th, 2010|Brewing|

In Two Kegs are Better Than One I modified the kegerator to accommodate a five and three gallon keg.  To fit them both, the CO2 tank had to sit [...]