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Gluten Free Chocolate Brown

This was a 3 gallon batch that I made for my fiancé who has a gluten intolerance. Initially I put this recipe together using Sorghum syrup as the base, but, when I got to the homebrew store one of the employees recommended a product by White Labs called Clari-ferm. 482 more words


Maple Shack Cream Ale – Granville Island Brewing

From Granville Island Brewing out of Vancouver comes their new “Maple Shack Cream Ale” the last in their new Under the Bridge Series.  Like all of their small bottle beers this one is produced by their parent company. 142 more words


Irish Red

Irish Red is a style that, for me, has somehow slipped through the cracks. I’ve never brewed one, and, honestly, I can’t even remember a time when I thought to myself, “man – I could really go for an Irish red right now”.   755 more words


Three Porters

Many years ago, not long after I turned 21 — it’s puzzling to think how quickly that became a long time ago — after a long week of exams and work, I went out with a friend for a couple of beers at a clean, well-and-indirectly-lighted place where we spent quite a lot of time. 1,016 more words

Three Winter Beers

Even though the supermarket shelves are starting to be dotted with mud-infused lagers, dandelion stouts, and India pollen ales, here in the north, it’s still very much winter. 882 more words

Little Abita Mardi Gras

Happy Mardi Gras! Today I have for you a celebratory libation from the good folks at Abita Brewing Company called Mardi Gras Bock. This was an interesting lager with some flavors I would not expect to find in a bock, which usually emphasizes just the malt and caramel flavors. 102 more words

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Review: Celebrator

Celebrator is a German Doppelbock brewed by Ayinger Brewery about 30 minutes southeast of Munich. This beer is highly decorated around the world, and can be recognized by the two rams standing on their hind legs around a glass of beer. 66 more words

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