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Beer Tasting: Clonal Common

With a little over a month in the keg, it’s time to test out the Clonal Common! The recipe is intended as a clone of Anchor Steam, in the California Common (steam beer) style. For the sake of comparison, we … Continue reading

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Clonal Common Kegged

Tonight I kegged my Clonal Common (a California steam beer intended as an Anchor Steam clone), which had been fermenting for two weeks. It spent a week at 60°, three days at 64°, and three days at 66°. For the last day, I … Continue reading

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Beer Update: Packrat Porter and Clonal Common

Today I kegged my Packrat Porter, which had been in the primary for just over two weeks. Final gravity was 1.017, down from 1.056, which works out to 5.1% abv. This is about spot on the nose for what I … Continue reading

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Clonal Common

One of my current goals is to brew some styles new to me. Near the top of the list is a California Common, or “steam beer.” I rather like Anchor Steam, and it seems like a brew that has broad … Continue reading

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