Category Archives: Dunkel Lager

Batch 134 – Barke Munich Dunkel Lager (all-grain)

This beer was a departure from the previous Dunkel Lager I had made.  Instead of using a combination of Pilsner, Munich, Crystal, CaraMunich and Chocolate malts, I exclusively used Weyermann Barke Munich malt.  I had never made a beer with … Continue reading

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Batch 125 – Munich Dunkel Lager (All-Grain)

A few weeks after the Dunkelweizen Schwarzeweizenbock brewday, I made the last of the three batches that I would be serving at a scaled back Oktoberfest party that we had decided to hold the first weekend of October.  I first … Continue reading

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Batch 96 – Faust Schwarzviertler clone – filter, keg and carbonate

Since the Dortmunder Export is running low, I figured I would advance the packaging of this batch.  I had originally scheduled this to be done next weekend on my brewing calendar, but instead I will brew a Czech Pilsner and … Continue reading

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Lagering Update

The following updates the status of the three batches of beer I have lagering right now: Batch 95:  Doppelbock My first attempt at a Doppelbock was brewed on December 9, 2012.  It was a bit slow to start fermenting, so … Continue reading

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Double Brew Day – Batches 96 and 97

Trying to get my brew calendar back on schedule, I decided to double up on my recent brew day.  I have made two or more batches of beer on a single day in the past (usually when procrastination positioned me … Continue reading

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Homebrewing: Batch 83 – Dunkel Weizen

I think I was first introduced to Bavarian wheat beers when I lived in Chicago around 1988.  The first hefeweizen I ever had was a Hacker-Pschorr.  That first hefeweizen led to many, many more over the years.  I was able … Continue reading

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Homebrewing: Batch 82 – Dunkel Lager

This batch is based on a clone recipe for Ayinger Altbairisch Dunkel (from page 153 of the book Beer Captured). I am a big fan of Ayinger beers.  One of the small joys I had was the discovery of the … Continue reading

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