Category Archives: Homebrewing

Posts in this category will be about homebrewing – beers, equipment,etc.

Batch 162 – Maibock (All-Grain)

Another beer which sounded good to have on hand as the weather starts to warm this spring and to drink on the deck on the still cool-spring evenings in May is a Maibock.  It had been just over five years … Continue reading

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Batch 161 – Dortmunder (All-Grain)

As the new year begins, I start planning for the beers to drink once the weather starts warming up in the spring.  I usually begin yard work at the beginning of April (though as of this writing it is mid-March … Continue reading

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Batch 160 – Doppelbock (Half Batch)

It seems like all the holidays ran late recently.  A late Thanksgiving, coupled with weather, work, and wellness, seemed to have me and my family playing catch-up during this past holiday season.  I try not to miss an opportunity to … Continue reading

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Batch 159 – Tmavý Ležák (Czech Dark Lager)

Winter always makes me lean towards drinking darker beers, and the winter of 2019-2020 is no different.  I figured it was time to make another batch of my Czech Dark Lager.  I decided I wanted to continue the evolution of … Continue reading

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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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