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Brew Year’s Resolutions 2021

New Year, New Beer! I did fairly well in hitting most of my 2020 brewing resolutions, and I pushed my homebrew experience in some enjoyable new directions. This year is primarily about refinement–taking things I’ve done already, and working to … Continue reading

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Follow-Up: 2020’s Brew Year’s Resolutions

At the beginning of the past few years, I’ve set annual brewing goals. Now that we’re almost to the end of 2020, it seems like a good time to review my resolutions and see how it all went. Patience. Recognizing … Continue reading

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2020’s Homebrew Highlights

2020 was…2020. With everything that happened, from the pandemic to presidential shenanigans, this was one of the odder brewing stretches I’ve had. My homebrewing hobby was a bit of a respite from 2020, giving me a chance to disconnect and … Continue reading

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Repurposing and Conserving CO2 During Kegging

With the current recommendations and restrictions on leaving the house, I’m trying to conserve basic brewing necessities as much as possible. This includes propane and CO2–neither of which can be ordered online (and really don’t count as necessities in the … Continue reading

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Brew Year’s Resolutions 2020

I missed doing this last year, but might as well try again for 2020. Patience. I often bring my lagers on-line before they are as conditioned as well as they could be. That means that the keg is okay when … Continue reading

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