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As a second – and really the motivational – brew in my Spring Lager Binge, I will brew a Maibock.  As opposed to the partial mash in the past, I will be going without the extract this time.   569 more words


All-Grain Update

Ok, a much needed update (life happens), as we have now brewed and bottled our first two all-grain batches.

First, a note about the equipment.  While we’ll eventually get another rubbermaid cooler as a hot liquor tank, we have been using our bottling bucket to fill that much needed gap and it has worked out pretty well.   241 more words

batch #2

Estilo – Irish Red Ale

OG: 1044  |  IBU: 20.4  |  EBC: 26.8  |  ABV: 4.4%  |  20L

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Crystal  |   Pale Ale  |   Chocolate  |   Smoked  |   Trigo… 6 more words

All Grain

London-Style Robust Porter: Tasting Notes

Last Summer, I was on a English-style kick. I brewed a number of English inspired beers: bitters, IPAs and barleywines. Entering the Fall, I wanted to brew a big, full-bodied dark beer and age it in preparation for the looming Winter weather. 456 more words

Apartment Brewing

Falconer's Flight APA: Brew Day

One of my favorite beer styles is American Pale Ale or APA for short. I like it so much that I have a well-developed house recipe… 756 more words

Apartment Brewing

Smoker Thermometer

Measuring the temperature of the mash is something that can cause a lot of headaches for the all grain homebrewer. The more you open and check the temperature in your mash tun, the more likely you are to throw it off. 550 more words


Using a Refractometer to Find Original Gravity

I recently purchased this refractometer. I’ve been wanting one ever since going to all grain brewing but the price has always pushed it to the back burner. 730 more words