Preparation W

Haha, not what you think!  The "w" was beautiful...dark, aromatic, sweet... It took a few days to get ready for the first brew day on the Sabco BrewMagic 350.  The system had been relocated, and this was the test day.  Worst case, the price of the grain and the cleaning/sanitizing agents would be the cost … Continue reading Preparation W


Victory for a cause

As Brewticular and Brew Sirdar sipped on their cold brews, a conversation arose that would lead to a path that some have questioned, but few have truly explored….  What is the most important ingredient in brewing? When most do their reviews of a brew, they talk about the IBU, SRM, hop variety, or malt, or … Continue reading Victory for a cause

The Death Wish Coffee Experiment

At some point in everyone’s life you wake in the morning after a night of a few too many brews and realize that you have been beaten with the liquor-stick.  You feel like a few more hours of sleep would do the trick, but you have to be at work in 30 minutes and have … Continue reading The Death Wish Coffee Experiment

Suttree’s High Gravity Tavern in Knoxville, TN

While adventuring through Knoxville, TN (the Ugly Orange Village) in July, Brewticular was surprised to find a High Gravity bar.  Downtown Knoxville has done a decent job of sprucing up the area and bringing in some nice businesses, and Suttree’s High Gravity Tavern fits in perfectly. Upon entering Brewticular was looking down a long narrow room … Continue reading Suttree’s High Gravity Tavern in Knoxville, TN