Rhode Island Fermentation Technicians

Cider Pressing 2013

One of the perks of RIFT is that you get to see some cool gear that other members have put together. Electric breweries, 70 gallon systems, stuff like that. But I’m pretty sure nothing tops Rob’s mobile apple pressing trailer for sheer size and awesomeness in pursuit of fermented beverages. It was great to hang…

Big Brew 2013

RIFT joined thousands of other homebrewers around the country by celebrating National Homebrew Day with a Big Brew on May 4, 2013. Making full use of John C’s awesome system, we brewed 70 gallons of a dark mild ale, based on the AHA provided recipe. It was a great day to enjoy the spring weather…

October Meeting

Mark L hosted and we discussed a number of topics, including the potential participation of RIFT in next year’s AHA Club Night. We’re still waiting to learn what the details of the event are and if other members of the club are interested in helping and participating. Mark L has volunteered to take the lead.

South Shore Brewoff 2012 Result

RIFT members raked in a few medals at the recent 2012 South Shore Brewoff. The competition judged 230 entries, which is a good number. Congrats to the following members for their achievements! Ron S 2nd Place – English Pale Ale 3rd Place – Amber Hybrid Beer 3rd Place – Scottish and Irish Ale Eric C 3rd…