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Dark and Beautiful

Today, it was time to begin my next ale, this time a porter. How To Brew has an example recipe for a porter, and provides alternatives for all-extract, partial extract and all-grain brewing methods. I went with the all-grain approach, … Continue reading

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Boom!

Well, today was not the best for things in storage. Coming home from work, I found two exploded bottles of brown ale. At first I only saw one, in a box on the ground, and thought someone may have just … Continue reading

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Back Home, Busy

Well, I finally got back home last weekend. While gone, Clemson received record amounts of rain, and experienced a lot of flooding. Our vegetable garden fared better than expected, but not spectacularly. The weeds were even more impressed by the … Continue reading

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Well That Could Have Been Worse

I left you, my fearless readers, with brown ale wort on the boil. The boil went exceedingly well, without any bad news to report. After the madness that was sparging, I was delightfully surprised. The cooling didn’t go as quickly … Continue reading

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Catching Up, part 2

Continuing the recount of June… Mint Liqueur My mint liqueur has finished maturing, but I have not really had an opportunity to check it and see how my test results will come out. And it will likely be a while… … Continue reading

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