Category Archives: tastings

Beer Tasting: Dark Helmet Schwarzbier

My schwarzbier has been kegged for over a month, and seems to be at its peak. Tasting time! Dark Helmet Schwarzbier The Basics 1.046 o.g., 1.014 f.g., 4.2% abv, 26 estimated IBU, 28 SRM Appearance Clear brown beer with a … Continue reading

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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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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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Beer Tasting: Palaeotis Pils 1.1

Evaluating my most recent German pils recipe. 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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