Category Archives: Style

Style is the category encompassing every beer’s subcategory.

Batch 154 – Rauchbier (all-grain)

I had purchased the ingredients at the local homebrew store, intending to brew this batch of Rauchbier over Thanksgiving weekend in 2018.  Lots of interruptions intruded and the batch was delayed for six months.  Plans to have a nice, smoked … Continue reading

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The Ireland and England Trip

I have yet to complete my beer narrative from my European vacation in the summer of 2017 (which I don’t know if I will ever get around to finishing), and it is much more daunting a task to write about … 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 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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Day 3 of European Vacation

Day three of our vacation found us taking a day trip from Munich to Nuremberg.  The weather was chilly, overcast and damp.  I wasn’t feeling very well having had a rough night trying to sleep.  While we enjoyed the many … Continue reading

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