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Irish Red Ale

All that remains is to add the yeast. Everything went pretty smooth. No boil overs, a quick cool down, simple treatment of the grains. Almost too easy! I started by sanitizing everything, and throwing some water in the freezer. Then … Continue reading

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Oh, Reading Again

Thought I’d give some of the detail that caught my eye on the French-Style Bière de Garde: Golden to deep copper or even light brown in color these beers offer a variety of character, though they are generally characterized by … Continue reading

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Bière de Garde

Thinking I had more time this afternoon than I did, I began what seems like the ultimate festival of errors. Saturday, I selected a style/recipe from The Complete Joy of Homebrewing, specifically the Bière de Garde. I picked up all … Continue reading

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Saruman Wants His Recipe Back

Be sure to use a blowoff tube in a 6.5-gallon fermenter-this is going to be messy… – Jack Palmer These are Palmer’s comments concerning the fermentation schedule for his “Fightin’ Urak’hai Barley Wine”. Quite accurate. I’ve been eyeing this recipe … Continue reading

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A Little Bit Of This

…and a little bit of that. That’s what today, Labor Day 2014, was like. When Kim and I discussed possibilities for the day over the weekend, the word “chill” probably came up a couple of times. Jenna was over at … Continue reading

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