Judgment day for these side-by-side batches.
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steel cage floor-malted death match brew day: SMASH MILD
Such a melodramatic title with so many adjectives for a post about a 3% abv beer! Let’s start over:
brew day: Inevitable Conclusion Double IPA
Oh no, my hops are out.
(video is NSFW, and not likely to make sense if you’ve never rolled a D20) Continue reading
First Gold IPA
Or, Need a Bigger Boat Bitter.
tasting notes: Boat Bitter
We met the deadline for Chip’s block party and have also imbibed it in a boat. At the time of this writing it is coming up on 8 weeks old and my half of the batch is down to its last couple pints. Although it drank pretty well at under two weeks, I’ll allow as how it looked prettier about a week later, once the finings really took hold and the chill haze resolved. Let’s taste the Boat Bitter before it’s gone: Continue reading
After grinding over easily-avoidable rocks and missing hooksets due to the effects of 7% American IPAs, fly fishermen in central Minnesota invented the ordinary bitter as a more temperate all-day beer with which to fill their drift boat coolers . Continue reading
Hack & Slash XPA: Mosaic Edition
Here it is, the promised follow-up on the brew day with Jake Keeler and the artist formerly known as HBC 369. Continue reading