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Achille's Heal 2.0 Tasting Notes

I am surprised to be admitting that this recipe crept up on me. Before I knew it, two weeks had passed since I bottled my newest yarrow infused IPA and it was ready to be sampled. 590 more words


Fermenting Fun: Achille's Heal 2.0

A new year means another new home brew, in particular another pale ale overflowing with ultra-piny yarrow blossoms and a generous helping of complimentary hops to add some flavors and aromas of citrus and coniferous woods. 1,269 more words


beauty cannot be contained ...

yarrow’s beauty cannot be contained (click to enlarge ..)

Achillea Millefolium grows
wherever it wants …

Picture by bvdb (whoisbert) october 2014 – @chestnut forest – Canon Ixus HS230 – IMG_8640


Achille's Heal Gruit Ale: Tasting Notes

The completion of this recipe marks the beginning of a new era for me in terms of my gradual evolution as a home brewer;  bit of an eccentric home brewer at that. 835 more words


Wildflower Wednesday, August 2014

Today I join Gail at clay and limestone with heat loving wildflowers for August. No longer cool nor even somewhat pleasant, we’re crawling down the hard stretch of summer here in Austin, Texas. 444 more words

Achilles' Heal Gruit Ale

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium) is probably one of my favorite native perennial medicinal herbs. It was one of the first plants that I learned to identify with confidence, and it is a common sight in many parts of the northern hemisphere, found virtually right across the top of our world. 754 more words