Author Archives: RDub

Batch 143 – Oktoberfest Märzen (all-grain)

A month after brewing the latest batch of Festbier, it was well past time to brew my Oktoberfest Märzen for Oktoberwe’en .  Just like the previous batch, this recipe included the following ingredients purchased at the local homebrew store: 9.5 … Continue reading

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Batch 142 – Festbier (all-grain)

After our return from vacation in Europe, it was time to turn my attention back to brewing for our upcoming Oktoberwe-en party.  I went with the tried and true recipes for Festbier that I have made the last few years. … Continue reading

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Batch 141 – Czech Pilsner with Kazbek Hops (all-grain)

In anticipation of our vacation to Europe, which would take us to Munich, Pilsen Prague,  and Budapest in June and July 2017, I ordered ingredients from Home Brew Supply to make a Czech Pilsner.  I had decided I wanted to … Continue reading

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Day 3 of European Vacation

Day three of our vacation found us taking a day trip from Munich to Nuremberg.  The weather was chilly, overcast and damp.  I wasn’t feeling very well having had a rough night trying to sleep.  While we enjoyed the many … Continue reading

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Batch 140 – Dortmunder Export (all-grain)

Next up in Spring 2017 brewing was a re-make of my fifth solo all-grain batch – my Dortmunder Export.  This recipe was revised somewhat from the last batch, and I tried another online retailer to compare the alternatives to my … Continue reading

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Batch 139 – Konfrontational Kölsch (all grain)

As Spring 2017 approached, I decided to make another batch of a beer that came out very well last year – my Konfrontational Kölsch! I followed the same recipe, once again using mail order all the ingredients, which consisted of: … Continue reading

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Day 2 of European Vacation

Day 2 of our vacation found us looking at other sights in Munich.  Most of these were in and around the Marienplatz and the Munich Residenz palace. For lunch , we stopped at Spatenhaus an der Oper, where we went … Continue reading

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