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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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Dark Helmet Schwarzbier

As I continue to work my way through lager styles, I also realized that a lot of my recent brews have been fairly light (at least color-wise). This generally fits my summer drinking preferences, but I’m starting to get the … Continue reading

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Beer Tasting: Holy Helles

Time for another beer tasting! This Munich helles–my first attempt for the style–has been an enjoyable brew. I entered it into the first round for the NHC…it didn’t place, but I’ll be interested to see how the score sheets pan … Continue reading

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Beer Tasting: Palaeotis Pils

My Palaeotis Pils, falling within the German pils style, has been on tap for a few weeks now, and seems to be reaching a peak in quality. Time for a tasting! The Basics Original gravity = 1.048, final gravity = 1.011, abv … Continue reading

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Holy Helles

After years of avoiding lagers, I’m diving into the deep end. In the past two months alone, I’ve done a German pils and a Vienna lager, and these were hard on the heels of a Bohemian pilsner and another Vienna lager. … Continue reading

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