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Hell Creek Amber Ale 1.1

What? It’s time for another batch of my Hell Creek Amber Ale? Count me in! The latest version–incorporating wild hops that grew directly out of the world famous Hell Creek Formation (home to T. rex and Triceratops)–is only slightly modified based on … Continue reading

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Beer Tasting: Wild Times Pale Ale

The Wild Times Pale Ale is no more…but I did get a tasting in before the 2.5 gallon keg was all gone! The Basics Original gravity = 1.046, final gravity = 1.011, abv = 4.7%, estimated IBU = 45 Aroma Faintly floral … Continue reading

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Update: Wild Times Pale Ale

Tonight I kegged my American pale ale brewed with wild hops! The final gravity was 1.011 (down from 1.046), for 4.7% abv. I ended up with about 2.25 gallons of beer. I added 1.3 oz. of wild hops for dry … Continue reading

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Wild Times Pale Ale

I recently acquired a pound of wild hops from the Seattle area of Washington state, courtesy of a generous friend who found them on his property. The plus side of wild hops is that they have a definite “cool” factor. The negative … Continue reading

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