So...finally have these things going...hopefully I'm using them correctly
Hops Heartbreak and Hope
January 18, 2014
This blog is a result of a great many ambitions and necessities on my part. I feel that it’s important to explain the motivations of this endeavor particularly given the cheesy title of the first post. This blog is just as much about self-therapy as it is about beer. So, let’s get the heavy stuff out of the way.
Recently I have been trying to deal with a situation that was the stuff of my nightmares and now happening in reality. Trying to deal with it and failing. This is a pain I wouldn’t wish on the worst person in the world (That’s right Bieber not even you). As a result I’ve been slowly losing parts of who I am while trying to save the one part that I find to be the most important. I’ve been leaning heavily on those closest to me while I get back to a point where I can start functioning as a normal person; In particular I owe more thanks than a simple blog can give to Jordan, Andrew, Travis and most of all my awesome sister Whitney. It is because of the efforts of these folks and my own healing that I have been able to rediscover one of the biggest things I’ve lost: my love for all things beer.
Beer is awesome, that’s just science. When you brew your own beer it adds an extra layer of awesomeness (oh that’s right I‘m using made up words). In Denver we have one of the best beer cultures in ‘Merica in terms of our home brewing community and the fantastic breweries that are coming out of the woodwork at this point. While the primary focus of this blog will be homebrewing and the meager pointers and recipes I can provide, I will also be branching out into the other aspects of the local beer culture that are deserving of a nod. So for those of you still reading after my little rant, I hope you will find this as fun and useful as I find it therapeutic. Alright enough venting, time for another pint.
What I was drinking during this post: Theobroma by Dogfish Head