Category Archives: Style

Style is the category encompassing every beer’s subcategory.

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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Batch 130: Hefeweizen (All-Grain) – Redo!

I brewed this Hefeweizen a month after the previous batch.  I wasn’t thrilled with how Batch 129 came out, so I decided to mail order the grains, hops, and my preferred Hefeweizen yeast (White Labs 351). Here are the ingredients: … Continue reading

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Batch 129 – Hefeweizen (All-Grain)

With some trepidation, I embarked on making this year’s batch of Hefeweizen.  The last batch I made, my first all-grain Hefeweizen, was a bit of a disappointment.  It was almost too hoppy, and didn’t have the flavor/aroma profile I prefer … Continue reading

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Batch 128 – Kölsch (All-Grain)

In preparation for summer, I thought I’d make a good “lawnmower” beer – something lighter and more refreshing to drink after doing yard work in the hot South Carolina sun. Originally, I mulled over making an Imperial Kölsch – something … Continue reading

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Batch 127 – Weihnachtsbier (All-Grain)

This Thanksgiving, I decided to brew an all-grain version of my Christmas Ale or Weihnahctsbier.  I had converted, along with a bunch of other recipes, my extract and grain recipe of Weihnachtsbier to an all-grain recipe.  This is what the … Continue reading

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Batch 126 – Weizenbock (All-Grain): Part 3 of a Messed Up Experiment

Weizenbock brew day came around when it was time  to transfer the Schwarzeweizenbock off its yeast.  Like the other beers I have made since I started all-grain brewing, this recipe was converted from my extract and grain Weizenbock recipe (most … Continue reading

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Batch 124 – Dunkelweizen (All-Grain): and here things went sideways

This post was originally going to be titled Batch 124 – Dunkelweizen (All-Grain): Step Two in the 2015 Weizen Experiment, but as I will explain, something went a bit wrong. Similar to the Hefeweizen I made about a month earlier, … Continue reading

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