Category Archives: HomeBrewing

Homebrewing Project Progress

I’ve got a couple of “projects” in the pipeline and got a chance to work on each of them tonight. The Hefeweizen I made a couple months ago was nearly gone and I don’t have enough corny’s or a big … Continue reading

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Tripel Your Pleasure

I’ve been homebrewing for several years including a few years in the middle when I was on some kind of hiatus…but now that I have started upo again in this summer/fall I have been wanting to  try a few styles … Continue reading

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Cider Rules

I have to admit, one of the things I like the most about making hard cider is how easy it is. I’t’s not much cheaper than beer though.  Off the shelf grocery store apple juice is still 3-6$/gal and local … Continue reading

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An Imperial Discovery

Lately I’ve been trying to streamline my old bottles of beer that I have made and found that I wish I’d been more organized in labeling them. I have several bottles amongst my collection of something labeled 6007 which my … Continue reading

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Berliner-Weisse – pt 2

After a little research I decided to split this batch into to 3 gal carboys.  Both got a Lactobacillius head start. In one, I went with the Wyeast 5335 lacto culture and in the other I tried a spontaneous variant … Continue reading

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Ich Bin Ein Berliner-Weisse

Jelly Donut jokes aside, and no disrespect to “Camelot”, I am planning on making a Berliner Weisse for the first time.  This beer is strange. On the one hand it has the simplest recipe of anything I’ve ever done. (aside … Continue reading

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The gravity of Homebrew hardware…specifically

Homebrewing is a science as much as an art.  A lot of right brain AND left brain stuff going on.  Creating something that is subjective and personal taste driven, but at the same time, has processes that are fairly exact … Continue reading

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Dopplebock

It has been a few years since I made a beer like this.  And I am sorry I waited so long.  Dopplebocks are, according to the BJCP, deep golden to dark brown, intense malty aroma, virtually no hops and fairly … Continue reading

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Start it off with Apple Jack(s)

You need a good beverage, that’s a fact, and for a long time I have been intrigued with the possibility of distillation but put off a bit with the legal ramifications.  “Fractional Freezing” at first glance seems to find a … Continue reading

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Homebrewing is such a great hobby

A famous George Carlin quote goes something like ” …Hobbies cost money…interests are free” I can see the truth in that.  My hobby these days is Homebrewing.  The fact that it is definitely not free means that according to (the … Continue reading

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