Category Archives: irish stout

The Celtic Elk Stout 1.1

Nearly five years ago, I made an Irish stout that tasted great and did well in competition. I gave another go this year, seeking a dark beer with lots of flavor but not a lot of booziness. It was a … Continue reading

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Session Stout II

A little over a year ago, I brewed a batch of Irish stout based on a recipe in Jennifer Talley’s wonderful book, Brewing Session Beers. The result was pretty enjoyable, so I wanted to revisit the recipe. The main changes from the … Continue reading

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Beer Tasting: Session Stout

I’ve had this beer on tap for about a month; it has been really enjoyable! Session Stout The Basics 1.042 s.g., 1.012 f.g., 3.9% abv, 31 IBU, 42 SRM  Appearance Clear, black beer, with a fine tan head that is … Continue reading

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Session Stout

The past few months have been exceedingly packed for a variety of reasons, and so I’ve had little time to brew and even less time to blog! Here is a quick report on an Irish-like stout I brewed up around … Continue reading

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My First Homebrew Medals!

Homebrew competitions have had a steep learning curve for me, and the experience has been a mixed bag as a result. I’ve entered two competitions previously, to mostly mediocre scores (28 for a milk stout and 28.6 for a vanilla … Continue reading

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