Author Archives: RDub

Batch 158 – Scottish 60/- Light

In keeping with a break from making lagers and delving into some British styles, I followed up on the Best Bitter with a 60 Shilling Scottish Ale.  This beer was taken directly from the recipe on page 56 of the … Continue reading

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Batch 157 – Best Bitter

I have been making lots of various lager beers since I started all-grain brewing regularly back in September 2014.  A lot of the lagers I make are based on German lager styles (or hybrid styles).  I haven’t made any Belgian … Continue reading

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Batch 156 – Kellerbier

It had been three years since I last made my Kellerbier.  I thought that it was time to make it again as a somewhat quick turnaround beer to follow the most recent batch of Kcölsh.  It wouldn’t require much lagering, … Continue reading

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Batch 155 – Konfrontational Kölsch (all grain)

Having the Rauchbier through primary fermentation, it was time to get its successor beer made.  What would be perfect to have ready over the summer?  My Konfrontational Kölsch! I made a slight adjustment to my recipe since I found that … Continue reading

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O’ zapft is! (2019 – Annual Oktoberfest Post)

I’m ready to go back.  It has been nine years.  Maybe next year?  Who is with me?!! source:  https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2018/09/oktoberfest-2018-photos-from-the-opening-weekend/571099/ Source:  https://www.merkur.de/lokales/muenchen/oktoberfest/muenchen-oktoberfest-2018-schuetzenfestzelt-wiesn-bedienungen-lieben-ihren-knochenjob-nicht-nur-wegen-trinkgeldes-10300491.html  

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Batch 154 – Rauchbier (all-grain)

I had purchased the ingredients at the local homebrew store, intending to brew this batch of Rauchbier over Thanksgiving weekend in 2018.  Lots of interruptions intruded and the batch was delayed for six months.  Plans to have a nice, smoked … Continue reading

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The Ireland and England Trip

I have yet to complete my beer narrative from my European vacation in the summer of 2017 (which I don’t know if I will ever get around to finishing), and it is much more daunting a task to write about … Continue reading

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