Category Archives: Homebrewing

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

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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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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Batch 138 – Tmavý Ležák Czech Dark Lager (all-grain)

This is the beer that almost didn’t get made.  Or seemed to not want to be made. Tmavý Ležák literally translates from Czech to English as “Dark Lager”.  A hard to find style in the United States, it is prevalent … Continue reading

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Batch 137 – Rauchbier (all-grain)

This was a re-do of the previous Rauchbier batch that I made in September 2014 as my first all-grain batch with my then new equipment.  This was the first batch I made in 2017. I purchased the ingredients at the … Continue reading

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