Category Archives: hops

Comet Pale Ale

For our October meeting, my homebrew club decided to do a hop comparison test, with members brewing the same grain bill and different hops. At a recent homebrew festival, I had sampled an IPA with Comet hops, and rather liked … Continue reading

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Cascade-o Classico Pale Ale

Lately, I’ve had a soft spot for “classic” American pale ales, from the era before Citra, Mosaic, and Simcoe were a thing. I love the more subtle flavors of Cascade and Centennial…and the cheaper price point for those hops doesn’t … Continue reading

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Beer Tasting: Lemondrop Wheat Ale

I always forget how much I enjoy a good American wheat ale. This one is a nice showcase for Lemondrop hops. Continue reading

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Thumbspike Saison 2.1

The Lake Arrowhead Brewfest is coming up in August, and I’ll be there with the Horse Thief Brewing Association to serve up some tasty homebrews! I’ve promised two beers–one is the second iteration of my raspberry Belgian, and the other … Continue reading

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Beer Tasting: Hell Creek Amber Ale 1.1

The keg is gone barely a week for my wild hop amber ale, so it’s better late than never in posting this review. Also, I bottled up a few of these and enjoyed sharing them with some folks at Homebrew … Continue reading

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