Monthly Archives: December 2012

Corsendonk Christmas Ale

In keeping with the time of year, I thought I’d post about a recent glass I picked up at Glass Night.  The featured beer was Corsendonk Christmas Ale.  Here is the glass. The Corsendonk website describes the beer this way: … Continue reading

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Double Brew Day – Batches 96 and 97

Trying to get my brew calendar back on schedule, I decided to double up on my recent brew day.  I have made two or more batches of beer on a single day in the past (usually when procrastination positioned me … Continue reading

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Holy Grail Ale Ceramic Chalice

Though I have one more Abita glass (an Andygator pint glass) that I could post about, I thought I’d post about one of the cooler glasses I have gotten at Glass Night. This is an awesome ceramic chalice that I … Continue reading

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Batch 95: Doppelbock Brewing; Batch 94 – Transfer to Secondary

The brewing calendar already slipped a little bit.  I didn’t get started on the Doppelbock in November like I wanted, with the brew day slipping to December 9.  I did do some research on a Schwarzbier recipe, so I should … Continue reading

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Abita Purple Haze Pint Glass

Another one of the hundreds of glasses in my beer glass collection is this one for Abita Purple Haze. It is an interesting glass with the blue tint at the bottom and the frosted glass with areas of clear glass. … Continue reading

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Batch 94: Dortmunder Export

This is the first beer I brewed as part of my regular brewing calendar on November 23, 2012. The German Beer Institute describes Dortmunders as follows: Where the Bavarian Helles excelled in straw-blond elegance, gentle hoppiness, and rich maltiness; where … Continue reading

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