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We have a new project in the works! Today, we began assembling the brew kettle before we start brewing a batch of beer! This will be a fun side project for us as we experiment with brewing. We successfully assembled the ball valve and thermometer for the brew kettle. For this batch, we will be brewing Blind Pig's West Coast I.P.A. Stay tuned to find out how our batch turns out!    

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On July 9th, 2016, Snow Summit hosted the 2nd annual Crafts and Cranks Brew Festival & Bike Race.  The Hoppy Trails crew joined by Phil S. from RideSFO(Super Fun Outdoors), spent the weekend in Big Bear Lake, California for some mountain bike riding and tasting of some SoCal craft beers.  This was a last minute trip, so most of the campgrounds near Snow Summit were full for the weekend.  I've used VRBO on many occasions, but we didn't have much luck getting any replies to our reservation requests (completely our fault for the last minute decision, so plan ahead), so...

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