Author Archives: Andy Farke

Beer Tasting: Countdown IPA

This recipe isn’t my best IPA, but it’s a pretty darned good IPA. The Basics 1.064 o.g., 1.011 f.g., 7.1% abv, 68 estimated IBU, 9 SRM  Appearance Light copper color with a slight haze, pouring with a dense white head … Continue reading

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Festivus Simplex

Time for another lager! I’ve been doing a decent number of fairly simple and light German and Bohemian style lagers; with the changing seasons, why not try something more fall-appropriate? I put together a “simple” recipe that is in the … Continue reading

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Citra Blonde Ale 1.1

I desperately needed to get my taps fully filled before a new baby arrived (I was down to only two armed and operational faucets, and one of those was ready to give out at any moment!). I had a schwarzbier … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Patch Imperial Stout

I have a more-or-less annual tradition of making a pumpkin beer, and I was looking for something a bit different this time around. Although to be honest, I’m always looking for something different on pumpkin beers! Each brewing year brings … Continue reading

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Countdown IPA

I need an IPA on tap. Will this fill my craving? Continue reading

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