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El Dorado SMASH

My LHBS had a special deal going on: 1/2 lb El Dorado hops for $11! That’s a sick deal – $1.38/oz for a hop that normally goes for $2.50/oz. 144 more words


Homebrewed Porter

I’ve been working on perfecting and fine tuning some homebrew recipes including a porter recipe.  The following is my second porter recipe made with mostly organic grains from Valley Malt in Hadley and done as a 3 gallon BIAB brew. 281 more words

How To Make Beer – Part Two

It’s not often I can say with confidence I know the secret of success and am willing to share it with you.  For free, even. 2,740 more words


Galaxy/Cascade APA

Spring is upon us and I’m craving some hoppy beers. I remember good things about a hoppy pale ale I brewed a few summers ago… 185 more words


How To Make Beer - Part One


Just mentioning the word will cause some to perk up their ears, trying to catch the inside scoop on who might be providing some. A few are interested primarily in the alcohol it contains, while others have an interest in its different styles and flavors. 1,592 more words


Jungle Lust Part 4: Final Tasting

After a couple of weeks in bottles, it was time to see what I had wrought.

Appearance:  Pretty much black.  The beer is carbonated and there is a head on the pour, but it quickly dissipates due to residual oil in the beer contributed by the coconut.  379 more words

Cherry Lambic Small Batch

This was my first journey into the realm of longterm souring. In a weird way I feel like I’ve gained access to some club – the 1-year-aging-club? 675 more words