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Let’s Brew: All Grain Wit Beer!

Smooth, subtle, white and hazy. Something to be drunk by the pint or liter. A nice counterpoint to the winter’s lineup of stout and porter. That pretty much sums up my feelings about wits. I have enjoyed many, but brewed none. It’s about time.

welcome to the Hoegardd region

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Beer Review: Night Stalker Imperial Stout

the beer

name: Night Stalker Imperial Stout
style: Imperial Stout
brewery: Goose Island, Chicago, IL
sample type: 22oz bomber

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Beer Review: Oak Aged Unearthly IPA

the beer

name: Oak Aged Unearthly IPA
style: American IPA
brewery: Southern Tier Brewing, Lakewood, NY
sample type: 22oz bomber

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Beer Review: Hercules DIPA

I’m doing a really cool beer swap over on yayhooray , and as part of the deal, I am reviewing each of the beers my buddy sends me. This is great, because I really want to hone my palate and be able to drink and talk about beer more critically.

Anyway, why not start posting reviews here? Yay for beer!

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wet hops! – from the vine to the kettle

Last saturday was a fun brew day. Harvesting, brewing with and drying (the leftover) vine-fresh hops == good times! And here is how it went…

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