Category Archives: tastings

Ill-Tempered Gnome Clone

As I am pretty sure I’ve lamented previously, I sometimes get too far down the rabbit-hole of brewing to a particular style. IPA, stout, porter, pilsner…all are great, but that can be at expense of creativity. On the other hand, … Continue reading

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Farke’s Best Pils

My dad has a few hop bines on the farm in South Dakota, and usually has a fair bit of Cascade that he sends my way (see my recent pale ale). This year, I also managed to snag some South … Continue reading

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Humboldt’s Lesser Hefeweizen

I enjoy German hefeweizens, but just don’t brew them that often. So, I decided it was time to do a rebrew of a recipe from last year. Because I was using up some grains, I ended up with a slightly … Continue reading

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Turtle Toe Porter

As the weather swings cooler, my tastes swing to darker beers–porters, stouts, and such. So, I found a clone recipe for Deschutes Black Butte Porter on the AHA website and made a few modifications for yeast (American ale instead of … Continue reading

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Cascade Pale Ale II

American pale ales are one of my favorite styles, if only because there are so many interpretations. You can get the classic almost-amber, slightly caramel versions with Cascade and other “legacy” hops, or you can get the fairly dry, almost … Continue reading

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