Monthly Archives: October 2014

Batch 113 – Dampfbier (or “This could be my last extract batch of beer”)

Summer brewing is always tough.  There are other distractions (like yard work) and the fact that the warmer temperatures sort of are the inverse of the Seasonal Affective Disorder experienced by people who grew up in places that were cloudy, … Continue reading

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Batch 112 – Part 3 of the 2014 Weizen Experiment – Weizenbock

I finally got around to brewing this year’s Weizenbock on July 20, 2014.  Again, this recipe followed the one brewed last year. 9 pounds of Wheat Dry Malt Extract 8 ounces Munich (light) malt 4 ounces Melanoidin Malt 2 ounces … Continue reading

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Batch 111 – The 2014 Weizen Experiment – Stage 2: Dunkelweizen

Two weeks after the 2014 Hefeweizen was brewed, it was time to brew the Dunkelweizen.  This recipe followed the 2013 Dunkelweizen recipe: 8 ounces of light Munich Malt 7 ounces of CaraMunich Malt 1 ounce Chocolate Malt 6.5 pounds of … Continue reading

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Batch 110 – The 2014 Hefeweizen Experience

As Spring wore on, thoughts turned to yard work and gardening.  And what beers I would drink after I got done with the yard work and gardening. Spring always fills me with energy and excitement to get things done.  This … Continue reading

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Batch 109 – Just a Lager or maybe a Kellerbier?

In June 2013, I picked up ingredients to make a lager to serve at our Oktoberfest party. Except we decided not to have an Oktoberfest party last year. So the ingredients just sat.  And sat.  In the meantime, other batches … Continue reading

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