Category Archives: Homebrewing

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

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 148 – Konfrontational Kölsch – All Grain

Back to a more or less monthly brew schedule in April 2018, another batch of Kölsch seemed appropriate for the upcoming summer months.  This is another run using the same recipe as the previous two batches, only this time with … Continue reading

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Batch 147 – All-Grain Dortmunder and Gelatin Fining

I had good intentions of brewing every month in 2018.  That lasted until February.  I ordered ingredients for making my Dortmunder export from More Beer! on February 13, 2018, but didn’t get around to making the batch for six more … Continue reading

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Batch 146 – Doppelbock – All Grain

I made an ambitious start to 2018 by brewing a batch two weeks after the previous batch!  I wanted to put up a Doppelbock in time for Starkbier season (Lent).  This recipe was a little different from the Doppelbock I … Continue reading

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Batch 145 – Hnedý Medveď Brown IPA – All Grain

This is another extract and grain recipe that I converted to all-grain.  I had not made this beer in a while (nearly four years!) and New Year’s Eve in 2017 seemed as good a time as any to turn it … Continue reading

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