Adjusting the Zankapfel Life

Brewing, Cats, and Moving

Category Archives: Beer

Rebrewing, and Birthday Brew, and Moving!!

  So, I mentioned that I moved just recently, and I had two batches that weren’t ready to bottle yet.  I was hesitant to move them, but it’s been a … Continue reading

December 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Brew that Almost Wasn’t

Oh goodness. My Tuesday worked out quite well. I finished my morning university gig and decided that if I was going to have a beer ready for my birthday at … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · 5 Comments

Zankapfel Shakeup – edited

I’ve moved.  And it’s taught me just what I care about.  I am officially one of ‘those’ cat people.  The SpecSO and I …  yeah, no.  And after this last … Continue reading

December 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Holiday Brew Part 2: Frau Holle’s Yuletide Peculiars: 2012 Spiced Peach Belgian – the gift brew

Holidays need glitter! I love to give holiday gifts, especially if I have made them. I’m sure there’s a selfish reason in there somewhere, but I think it’s also because … Continue reading

November 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Holiday Brew Part 1: Crandelweizen, a Sessionable Seasonal

check out that ruby redness. I have potentially four holiday meals to attend, as both SpecSO and I currently live within a day’s drive of many of our family members. … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Music and Brews!

So what exactly has your absent blogger been doing with her time? Quite a bit, actually, including recognizing the irony of posting about how I need to keep my blog-momentum … Continue reading

November 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Batch #006 – Chocolate Bourbon Dunkelweizen

A wooly worm from my morning run! While brewing took a back seat during this hiatus, I didn’t forget it. I couldn’t leave our household without some beer! The Gruit … Continue reading

October 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Batch #005 – Black Purl of Innsmouth (Ginger + Licorice Purl)

The design and finished product. I’m not pleased with how the negative space rendered… I think this label will need a redo. Good thing each of these stamps have 2 … Continue reading

August 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Batch #004 – Oaked ESB and Batch #003 – Sam Smith Taddy Porter Clone

Because Orb Weaver spiders are awesome, especially when they’re protecting my tomatoes. Yes, we had a “Beer Party” as SpecSO’s extremely sheltered, extremely numerous, and extremely religious neighbor kids have … Continue reading

August 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Batch #001 Scottish Ale and #002 Elderflower Cream Ale – Brewing, Part Next

Yay!  I have two batches bottled, so I can start to comment on the brewing process and the beers! The little floaty specks in the picture are elderflowers. Batch #001 … Continue reading

July 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

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