Category Archives: Carbonating

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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The Joys of Kegging – Part 2: Why I began kegging homebrew

In part one of my story of when I began kegging my beer, I described some of the reasons for getting away from bottling my homebrew and moving towards kegging.  The hoarding and storage of empty bottles, removing labels, and … Continue reading

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Batch 115 – Čierna Mačka Schwarzbier

After my first, solo all-grain batch of beer, I began converting several of my previous extract & grain recipes to all-grain recipes.  I chose to focus on four previous batches of beer that would be the next likely batches to … Continue reading

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Batch 114 – Rauchbier

The beginning of an new era – I decided to put my all-grain brewing equipment that I assembled (here and here) through its paces for the first solo all-grain batch I made. I had given some thought as to what … Continue reading

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Batch 99 – Czech Pilsner on a busy brew day!!

Yesterday, I shuffled my around brewing schedule a little bit.  I am overdue to brew my Brown IPA, Hnedý Medveď, but instead opted to brew my Czech Pilsner. It started out as a modification of the Budvar clone recipe in … Continue reading

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