BWJ Q and A (Recipe Formulation)


A dumb, stinky animal . . . and his kitten. His name is Robert Paulson.

OK, here’s one that’s kinda zen. What is the thought process you go through when you begin formulating a new recipe? Do you work backwards from the end result, build it in your mind as you envision it, or something in between?

— Denny Conn

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My Brewing Plan for 2014


It’s a beer recipe written in the notes program on a tablet computer. It’s like spending $200 for a piece of paper — and you can’t make a paper airplane out of it.

A couple days ago, I posted my “brew year’s” resolutions. One of the resolutions was to make a brewing plan (that I would later ignore when I come up with a better one). So . . . here it is, my brewing plan for 2014. I’m starting the countdown clock for when I deviate this . . . now.

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