Category Archives: Style

Style is the category encompassing every beer’s subcategory.

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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Day 2 of European Vacation

Day 2 of our vacation found us looking at other sights in Munich.  Most of these were in and around the Marienplatz and the Munich Residenz palace. For lunch , we stopped at Spatenhaus an der Oper, where we went … Continue reading

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Day 1 of 2017 Summer European Vacation – Munich

We had the opportunity to take a vacation to Europe this summer.  I thought it would be a good opportunity for me to write about some of the different beer that I would drink while on vacation. My oldest daughter … Continue reading

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Batch 136 – Majestic Walrus Porter (all-grain)

Just before Christmas 2016, I was determined to make a quick turnaround beer that would befit the holiday season and the coming winter months.  I didn’t have enough time before Christmas to put together my Weihnachtsbier, so I opted to … Continue reading

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Batch 132: Festbier (all-grain)

In preparation for a small Oktoberfest gathering, I embarked on the annual preparation of the Oktoberfest beer.  The first up was the Festbier, which I had previously made as an all-grain batch, and twice as extract and grain batches. The … Continue reading

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