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Date: February 2011

February 27, 2011

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Dark Mild Small Batch

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Categories: 11A, All-grain, Recipes
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Well, it was a busy weekend with beautiful weather and lots to do.  I had planned to fire up the big system and brew a full 10 gallon batch, but it just didn’t work out.  I did, however, manage to get the small system going in the kitchen and filled my empty 3 gallon Better […]


February 19, 2011

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On the Road: V The Market

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Not much to report on the brewing front as we’ve traveled up to Danville, KY to Centre College for my sister-in-law Anne’s first professional blown glass art show. There was a lot of work to be done on Thursday and early Friday before the show and I got to play a soldering iron, epoxy, fishing […]


February 14, 2011

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Review: Abita Beer – Mardi Gras Bock

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Categories: 05A, BJCP Style, Commercial Example, Tasting Notes
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In honor of our Final Gravity friend Matt who has moved on to a professional brewing carerr with Abita Beer and in honor of it being Mardi Gras season, I’m presenting tasting notes on Abita’s seasonal Maibock.


February 11, 2011

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Ol’ Thunderhead Tasting

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After the results from Fugetaboutit 2010, I decided to put together some tasting notes for Wee Heavy #2.  I’ll also get scans of the BJCP scoresheets and attach them to the post.  Sorry, but the pics from the tasting turned out to be crap, so I’ll have to drink another bottle and get a few […]


February 9, 2011

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Impromptu Oatmeal Stout

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Categories: 13C, All-grain, BJCP Style, Recipes
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This past Saturday night, I ended up with the house to myself while the girls had a sleepover at a friends.  Of course I had honey-do’s to finish and I had an itch to go see The Mechanic (which was pretty good), but what I really wanted was to knock out a batch of beer. […]


February 3, 2011

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Review: Lost Abbey – Red Barn

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Categories: 16C, BJCP Style, Commercial Example, Tasting Notes
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Occasionally, I will try to post reviews of some of the commercial examples that I pick up.  Especially if I’m doing research for a recipe that I’m developing.  I’ll try to post them in the same format that I would use to score a beer in a BJCP competition.  Since these are my opinions and […]



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