High Plains Drafters

Homebrew Club – Cheyenne, WY

June 20, 2017
by Fred Hirsch
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Wyoming Brewfest

This year, High Plains Drafters was invited to serve homebrew beer at Wyoming Brewfest in Cheyenne. Due to a change in the homebrew laws in Wyoming in 2015, we are now able to participate in such events as brewers. Twelve … Continue reading

March 30, 2017
by Fred Hirsch
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Learning about Malt

Our latest education session explored malt flavors by doing a tasting of a variety of malt teas. Crushed malt was mixed with hot (160-170F) water and steeped for 15 minutes apiece. While we did see some sugar extraction from all … Continue reading

March 16, 2017
by Fred Hirsch
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Barrel Project – 2016

After several months, the High Plains Drafters 2016 barrel project has wrapped up. We racked 110 gallons of Belgian Golden Strong into two California Wine barrels. These barrels aged four months and were trialed throughout their maturation. Eventually, we decided … Continue reading

March 2, 2015
by Doug
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Just a reminder that Big Brew Day is May 7th.  The Cheyenne High Plains Drafters will be hosting a Big Brew Day @ 6846 Hitching Post Ln, Cheyenne, WY.  More info can be found here.  Hopefully this year will be … Continue reading

April 24, 2013
by Josh
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Big Brew Days is coming up!

Just a reminder that national Big Brew Day is next Saturday May 4th.  Bring your gear and some ingredients and brew a batch, or just hang out and help out others.  Hope to see everyone there! When:    May 4th, … Continue reading