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Hoppy English Pale on Nitro (and Sour Split Batch)

This will be an experiment in splitting a 10 gallon batch after the mash and doing separate boils: one half really hopped up with a standard boil followed by London ESB Yeast, and the other a very minimally hopped short boil that will get lactobacillus for a sour.  336 more words


Recipe - Baldy's summer Elderflower ale

After the kind words of my fellow brewer and reviewer Phil and after good feedback from Andy and various other tasters that I sent it out to I thought I would give out my recipe for you to try. 130 more words


Fall Swing

Here’s an update on the imperial stout carbonation issue.  I ended up essentially doing a pitch of US-05 into the bottles.  I boiled about 100mL of water, cooled to about 70 and added about a half a satchet of yeast and let it sit for a half an hour.  245 more words

Winter Ale 2015

Time to brew up my Wicked Winter Ale  using my base red ale grain bill. This is an homage to Pete’s Wicked Winter which has long been out of production.  83 more words

Home Brew

Barrel-Aged Sour Saison: Tasting Notes and Recipe

After 12 months in the barrel and over 8 months of conditioning in the keg, the saison from the 2014-2015 Austin ZEALOTS Barrel Project is tasting wonderful. 883 more words


Tradewinds Clone

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Some help here?

This is one of the rare times I ask for some class participation.  My imperial stout seems to have stalled in the bottle, carbonating slightly but nowhere close to where it needs to be.  136 more words