Category Archives: Carbonating

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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Batch 155 – Konfrontational Kölsch (all grain)

Having the Rauchbier through primary fermentation, it was time to get its successor beer made.  What would be perfect to have ready over the summer?  My Konfrontational Kölsch! I made a slight adjustment to my recipe since I found that … Continue reading

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The Joys of Kegging – Part 3: Lessons Learned

I had been piecing together a longer post that described my recollection of the first time I tried to carbonate homebrew in a cornelius keg.  But it turned into a meandering mess that bored me while I wrote it, which … Continue reading

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