Monthly Archives: July 2011

2011-07-06 Brew Session

It was a nice Wednesday, and I had the day off from work. I had been able to pick up all of the off the wall yeasts that I needed earlier, but I still had a bit of a late … Continue reading

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Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen Recipe

Type: All GrainBatch Size: 5.50 galEst Original Gravity: 1.052 SGEst Final Gravity: 1.009 SGEstimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.67 %Bitterness: 12.2 IBUEst Color: 3.9 SRMYeast Weihenstephan Weizen (Wyeast Labs #3068) Ingredients:7.00 lb Wheat Malt, Ger4.00 lb Pilsner0.75 oz Hallertauer [4.80 %] … Continue reading

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Mike’s Classic Saison Recipe

I concocted this recipe from the guidelines in “Farmhouse Ales” by Phil Markowski. It’s a pretty complicated mash regimen, and I ended up collecting 12.5G of wort for a 5 gallon batch. The next time I make it, I’m planning … Continue reading

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The wheels are in motion!

I swung by my friendly neighborhood homebrew store and picked up my yeast. The only yeast I wasn’t able to get was the American Ale II (Wyeast 1272), but I’m not too worried about it, I’m sure I’ll be able … Continue reading

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Colorado State Fair Homebrew Competition

Isn’t it funny how things just appear sometimes? In my previous post, I talked about my indecision on what I should brew next. Then, coincidently, I happened to see that the Colorado State Fair is coming up. Of course, being … Continue reading

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The Conundrum: What to Brew Next?

I’ve run into a bit of a problem. I’m just not entirely sure what I should brew next. I was really getting busy near the end of the school year, and missed more brew days than I care to admit … Continue reading

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