Monthly Archive: August 2009

Aug 29

Craving a Pilsener- Batch 31

Yep.  I was craving a Pilsener.  But, rather than spending money buying beer, I decided to spend money to make beer.  And with an extra fridge to lager in, I decided it’s time to break it in. Did Papazian’s recipe for Top Drop Pilsener, settling for a White Labs WPL800, given that I went to …

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Aug 19

My Liberty Brews- Bottling Batch 29 and 30

On Tuesday the  18th my brother in law and I bottled up both batch 29 and 30.  Given that both of these recipes used Liberty hops exclusively, I decided (albeit in a hurry and forgetting the names I had previously come up with) to give both beers names keeping with the spirit of liberty. We …

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Aug 12

Pale Ale and a Hefeweizen- Batch 29 and 30

Today had some friends over and we brewed two beers simultaneously.  Been thinking about what to brew for a few days, knowing today was coming, and was having my normal difficulties of deciding.  I knew I wanted a pale ale but didn’t care for the recipes I’ve seen, and I wanted to use my Liberty …

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