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Twisted Schwarzbier

I have brewed schwarzbier once before, and it came out pretty good. I wanted to revisit the style as a warmer-weather dark beer, and so picked out a second recipe from Brewing Classic Styles. This version differed from the last … Continue reading

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Thumbspike Saison 2.2

The Lake Arrowhead Brew Festival is around the corner, and I’ve promised to bring some beers for my club’s booth. A nice saison seems in order–it’s the same recipe I brought last year, with only a minor change for the … Continue reading

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Kegging Updates: Raspberry Belgian, Thumbspike Saison 2.1

Two brews kegged for the Lake Arrowhead Brewfest (and personal enjoyment). I’m giving keg priming a try here! Continue reading

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Big Batch Update: Saison, Amber Ale, Pilsner

There’s lots to report with kegging and fermentation for a few recent batches. So, here’s what’s new: Thumbspike Saison 2.0 This might have had the quickest turn-around on any kegged beer I’ve ever done! I brewed the beer on 12 … Continue reading

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Thumbspike Saison 2.0

I’ve only brewed a saison once before, and it turned out pretty decent. Not perfect, but decent. I dry hopped just a touch too much last time, and so the hop aroma overwhelmed the yeast character. Thus, I decided to … Continue reading

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