Archive for 2020

Black Frost CDA (NHB115) Black Frost CDA (NHB115)

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

Been a few years since I brewed this wonderful CDA. Followed the 2011 recipe, but swapping out the Cascade with our own NHB115. The alphas are almost identical, so converting the recipe wasn’t a problem. Details The chocolate should be mixed with the light malt. However, the patent and roast need to be finely ground […]

Mt Adams (car to car) Mt Adams (car to car)

Monday, August 17th, 2020

I try to find time to climb Mt Adams each year. It is a beautiful mountain and the climbing route offers majestic views and a reasonable challenge without being too technical. In past years, I always opted for a standard two-day climb. During the first day you haul a heavy pack up the “lunch counter” […]

A new discovery inside Folgers Cave A new discovery inside Folgers Cave

Sunday, July 26th, 2020

Let’s start at the end: while exploring one of my favorite caves in the area, we discovered a new, unexplored section. The size of the cave section was not immediately apparent as entering the area require ropes. Upon returning, we discovered that it was a single 20’x20′ room. Still, it was cool to be the […]