Category Archives: Beer

Posts about any beer that I have tried should be classified in this category.

Day 1 of 2017 Summer European Vacation – Munich

We had the opportunity to take a vacation to Europe this summer.  I thought it would be a good opportunity for me to write about some of the different beer that I would drink while on vacation. My oldest daughter … Continue reading

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Batch 129 – Hefeweizen (All-Grain)

With some trepidation, I embarked on making this year’s batch of Hefeweizen.  The last batch I made, my first all-grain Hefeweizen, was a bit of a disappointment.  It was almost too hoppy, and didn’t have the flavor/aroma profile I prefer … Continue reading

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Batch 128 – Kölsch (All-Grain)

In preparation for summer, I thought I’d make a good “lawnmower” beer – something lighter and more refreshing to drink after doing yard work in the hot South Carolina sun. Originally, I mulled over making an Imperial Kölsch – something … Continue reading

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Batch 127 – Weihnachtsbier (All-Grain)

This Thanksgiving, I decided to brew an all-grain version of my Christmas Ale or Weihnahctsbier.  I had converted, along with a bunch of other recipes, my extract and grain recipe of Weihnachtsbier to an all-grain recipe.  This is what the … Continue reading

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Weihenstephaner Festbier

This beer is the Weihenstephan brewery’s version of the beers served by the “Munich six” for Oktoberfest. As I mention elsewhere, amber märzens are not serves at Oktoberfest. Rather, the beer served are more of a Bavarian helles lager. Gold … Continue reading

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Harpoon UFO

I am not a huge witbier drinker. Once in a while is fine, but I don’t seek the style out. Most times, I drink witbier because it comes with a glass or I somehow end up with it. The first … Continue reading

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Harpoon Bohemian Pilsner

Picked this up as part of a variety pack from Harpoon solely to try this Bohemian Lager. The other beers (IPA, Summer, and UFO) I have had before. This is not overly malty and the hop aroma and flavor from … Continue reading

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