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Beer Tasting: Clonal Common

With a little over a month in the keg, it’s time to test out the Clonal Common! The recipe is intended as a clone of Anchor Steam, in the California Common (steam beer) style. For the sake of comparison, we … Continue reading

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Beer Tasting: Old Speckled Hen Clone

After a month of keg conditioning, it’s time to do a taste test of my Old Speckled Hen clone attempt! Old Speckled Hen Clone Basics Starting gravity = 1.055; final gravity = 1.011; abv = 5.8%; estimated IBU = 37 Appearance … Continue reading

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Brewing Update: Old Speckled Hen Clone and Red Oak Ale

Red Oak Ale sample Tonight I transferred the Old Speckled Hen Clone and the Red Oak Ale (right) out of their respective primary fermenters and into their kegs. Visible fermentation had long since ceased for both. Old Speckled Hen Clone … Continue reading

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Old Speckled Hen Clone

Time for another new recipe. One of my favorite English beers readily available in the USA is Old Speckled Hen, an ale that falls somewhere in the English Pale Ale / Extra Special Bitter style. A quick internet search turned … Continue reading

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