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Beer Tasting: Packrat Porter

The Basics Starting gravity = 1.054; final gravity = 1.017; abv = 5.1%; estimated IBU = 38 Aroma Lots of malty aroma, with a grainy and roasty character to it. I don’t pick up much in the way of hops … 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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Packrat Porter

Yeast sludge settling out I’m always interested in expanding my skills and homemade brewing equipment, and it seemed like an opportune time to take a big step forward. I’ve been curious about washing and reusing yeast for some time, but … Continue reading

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