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Two Year Blogiversary

I wrote my first blog post two years ago today, under the name The Frugal Brewer. I’ve since changed the name and I did take a bit of time off during those two years. 124 more words

my mash tuns - the mk 1 to 3

For the all grain brewer, the mash tun is the main difference in kit when graduating from extract brewing alone.  I started with a pretty standard set up using a picnic cool box.  1,531 more words

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DIY: Spent Grain Flour

I love recycling. I try to reuse everything I can, keep re-purposing materials over and over again until they are gone. My conversion of a used… 1,222 more words


Big Mane

My last brew day until November took place last Friday Oct. 10.  I also bottled Amy’s Straight “A”le and The Sleeper Imperial Stout.  Next up was an IPA that I had originally named EvilEyePA.  159 more words

The 4 Keys to Brewing Success

One:  Go all grain.

If you’re serious about brewing you might as well go all in and get what you need to go all grain.    859 more words


Trouble in Porter Paradise

The Rollin’ Barrel Bourbon Porter had been in bottle conditioning for two weeks and I decided to refrigerate one and have a taste.  I had previously posted that the taste test on bottling day revealed a strong alcohol heat.  376 more words

2010 (or 2014?) porter

why and when?

Back in 2010 it quickly became apparent that I was going to become a Dad for the first time; all intended and expected so no problems there.  1,594 more words

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