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Tag Archives: Home Brew

Video: Homebrew Review of My First Ever Brew

Well I’m finally ready to pass judgment on my oak-aged bourbon porter, my first-ever home brew.  I had it four weeks after bottling and thought it was a mess and needed to spend more time in the bottle.  That was a few months ago, and now it’s time to crack one open and see how […]

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Home Brew Update: How the Porter Pours

Well it’s back to reality after a long and pretty mellow weekend. I went to a couple of parties, hung out with the family and enjoyed a good number of beers. I also played waaay too much Red Dead Redemption for such a sunny weekend, but what can I say, I love playing cowboy on […]

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All This Great Homebrew, and Me Without My Nose!

It was a homebrew extravaganza for me this weekend, and I have to say I missed most of it.  Sure I drank the beers, but I’m coming off of a silly little cold, and it left me with a swell parting gift – a lingering sinus infection.  It’s hard to taste anything, I feel like […]

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Noob Brewer Question: When to Taste?

Okay, so Sunday’s Brew Day and I’m wondering when I should taste what I’m making.  When I cook, I’ll take a little taste now and again to see how things are coming, and add a dash of this or that to get the flavor on course.  My wife on the other hand is big on […]

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The Starter Kit and Beer Arrive

Look what was waiting when I got home! There was lots of gear in there, some of which I find baffling. I’m sure it’ll all make sense some day. All I need now is the kettle, which should be delivered tomorrow and I’ll be ready for brew day!

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