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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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Batch 153 – Hefeweizen – All Grain

I brewed another batch of Hefeweizen on September 1, 2018 to tide me over until the Festbier, Oktoberfest, and Tmavý Ležák would be ready in October. The ingredients were purchased from Atlantic Brew Supply and included: 5.0 pounds of Pilsner … Continue reading

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Batch 152 – Tmavý Ležák (Czech Dark Lager) – All Grain

This was my second attempt at making a Czech Dark lager, with things going much more smoothly than the first time. Because of the great experience I had with Atlantic Homebrew Supply when I ordered the ingredients for the Festbier, … Continue reading

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Batch 151 – Oktoberfest Märzen – All Grain

About two weeks after brewing the latest batch of Festbier, the next batch up to brew was my Oktoberfest Märzen.  The recipe was consistent with the previous batch though with some slight adjustments because of hop and yeast availability, and … Continue reading

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Batch 150 – Festbier – All Grain

Coming into July, it was time to start preparing beer for any Oktoberfest or other fall party we might through.  First up was a redo of the Festbier recipe. I tried another different online homebrew supply store for this recipe.  … Continue reading

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Batch 149 – Hefeweizen – All Grain

As usual, spring leads to summer, and brewing falls by the wayside as yard work takes over.  It was July 4th weekend when I finally had a chance to brew again.  I decided to make one of my favorite beers … Continue reading

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