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Full Steam Ahead

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August 19, 2011 / By / Post a Comment
I made my first steam beer about six months ago. It was my first brew of the year (not counting mead) and my first attempt at coming up with my own recipe. While there were a number of milestones that came with that brew, I wasn’t all that thrilled with the resulting beer. It wasn’t […]

The Mayan

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August 15, 2011 / By / Post a Comment
The brewing process for me often starts with a simple concept or core thematic element. It could be an ingredient, a style, or some other idea serving as the inspiration for the beer. In this case a recent thread in the HBT forums brought up the idea of an end of the world brew. According […]

The Belgian

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July 31, 2011 / By / Post a Comment
It’s been over a year since I’ve brewed something falling into the Belgian style category. My last attempt was a golden strong ale called Blonde Bombshell. It was also my second brewing experience ever. In the intervening time my knowledge and process has changed significantly. I’ve gone from brewing partial-boil extract recipes taken from the […]