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  • Homebrew Batch #43, 44 – Whole Leaf IPAs: Belma & Bravo
    Posted by on November 16th, 2014 at 6:57 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits For those looking for batch 42, it was a repeat of my Brown Ale, and I had mash efficiency problems again just […]

  • Homebrew Batch 41: “Gonna Quit All-Grain Brewing” Stout
    Posted by on August 11th, 2014 at 2:32 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This morning I set out to brew my stout recipe again.  Last time I brewed this recipe, the original gravity (and of […]

  • Homebrew Batch #39, #40: Double Duty IPAs
    Posted by on July 15th, 2014 at 12:50 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits For my 39th and 40th batch of homebrews, I decided to go with some heavy duty late hopped IPAs.   I had one […]

  • Homebrew Batch # 38: Rice Krispy Cream Ale
    Posted by on May 29th, 2014 at 6:51 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Today I decided to brew up something light for the summer, and I went with a modified batch of the Cream of […]

  • Homebrew Batch #37 – Dry Hopped IPA
    Posted by on April 8th, 2014 at 2:15 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Today I brewed up a 5 gallon batch of my previous IPA recipe, which I plan to experiment with.   This was my […]

  • Homebrew Batch #36 – Gizmo’s Brown Ale
    Posted by on February 10th, 2014 at 11:29 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits After I was done brewing Max’s Belgian Blonde Ale, I regrouped and banged out the second half of a homebrew doubleheader.  For […]

  • Homebrew Batch #35 – Max’s Belgian Blonde Ale
    Posted by on February 10th, 2014 at 11:19 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Last Wednesday, February 5th, I brewed up a 2.5 gallon batch of an improvised Belgian Ale.   I was taking advantage of my […]

  • Homebrew Batch #34 – Just Plain Stout
    Posted by on December 20th, 2013 at 2:28 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I brewed a stout today: 2.5 gallon all grain batch.  Ingredients were as follows: 3.5lbs 2 row pale malt (American) 0.5lbs roasted […]

  • Homebrew Batch #33 – Late Hop IPA
    Posted by on December 19th, 2013 at 4:57 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I bottled my Local Hops IPA on Monday, and the early taste was so good that it motivated me to brew another […]

  • Homebrew Batch #32 – Local Hops IPA
    Posted by on November 25th, 2013 at 7:59 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits About a year ago, my original brew partner mentioned that he knew a guy in town who grew his own hops.   Since […]

  • Homebrew Batch #31 – Watermelon Wheat Ale
    Posted by on May 31st, 2013 at 12:03 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Astute readers will notice that I skipped over batch #30 – that’s because I re-brewed the Cream of Three Crops Ale again […]

  • HomeBrew Batch #29 – Mustard Brown Ale
    Posted by on May 21st, 2013 at 2:21 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Today I brewed a mustard brown ale, working from Brooklyn Brewshop’s recipe.    I uploaded my quantities to Brewtoad (they bought Hopville): 2.5 […]

  • A Classic Homebrew Error: Forgot To Add Priming Sugar!
    Posted by on April 29th, 2013 at 2:31 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits There are a number of common “disasters” that befall homebrew noobs, like the famous “grommet popped out and fell into my wort” […]

  • Homebrew Batch #28 – Cream of Three Crops Ale
    Posted by on April 6th, 2013 at 1:14 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Astute readers will notice that I skipped over Batch #27… That’s because I re-brewed my smoked porter with some slight variations for […]

  • Homebrew Batch #26 – Belgian Blonde
    Posted by on February 2nd, 2013 at 5:23 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I cobbed together this Belgian Blonde Ale recipe and brewed a 2.5 gallon batch of it this morning: Mash:  60 minutes at […]

  • Homebrew Batch 25 – Maple Stout
    Posted by on January 29th, 2013 at 8:04 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Yesterday I brewed my 25th batch of homebrew – a 2.5 gallon batch of what will eventually become a Maple Stout.   It […]

  • The Beer Diaries – Chapters 19-22
    Posted by on December 4th, 2012 at 9:52 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Chapter 19:  Apple Crisp Ale Brooklyn Brew Shop’s Apple Crisp Ale was interesting – a dark brown ale with a nice hint […]

  • The Beer Diaries – Chapters 13-18
    Posted by on December 3rd, 2012 at 9:00 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I’m consolidating several “Beer Diaries” posts that I’ve fallen behind on: Chapter 13: Peach Cobbler Ale This beer under-delivered on both the […]

  • Homebrew Batch #24 – Winter White
    Posted by on November 23rd, 2012 at 9:16 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Like the Winter Ale before it, my Winter White is neither especially “Wintery” nor “white.”  I called it “Winter White” because of […]

  • Homebrew Batch # 23: Winter Ale
    Posted by on November 21st, 2012 at 7:35 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This isn’t a traditional spiced winter ale, it’s just something I threw together from scratch – what’s the worst that could happen?  […]