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Beer Tasting: Live Long & Porter

In mid-April, roughly two months after brewing, I did a formal tasting of Live Long & Porter. The Basics Starting gravity = 1.050; final gravity =  1.016; abv = 4.5%; estimated IBU = 30 Aroma Coffee and a hint of … Continue reading

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Live Long and Porter – Kegged

Today, Stardate 68649.4, I kegged Live Long and Porter. This beer had been fermenting for nine days, with some nice and vigorous yeast action along the way. Final gravity was 1.016, down from a starting gravity of 1.050. This works out … Continue reading

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Live Long And Porter Update

The “Live Long And Porter” is fermenting vigorously, barely 40 hours after pitching the yeast. Many of the online reviews for WLP051 (California Ale V yeast from White Labs) noted a strong sulfur aroma during fermentation; they weren’t kidding! It’s … Continue reading

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Live Long and Porter

Today, Leonard Nimoy (better known as Mr. Spock) passed away after a long and prosperous life. As someone who really enjoyed his work and found his public presence to be a positive one, it only seemed appropriate to name today’s … Continue reading

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