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Beer Truck

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Racking Galaxy Blonde Ale

Racking the Galaxy Blonde

Racked the Galaxy Blonde today! Tastes great, very tropical. Notes of pineapple and green papaya, subtle bitter finish. About 4.5% ABV, so a nice summery, drinkable beer. Got a full 10 gallons into the kegs, carbonating tomorrow! Cold crashing made it very clear. 1.010 final gravity Dry hopping with more Galaxy hops in two weeks should […]

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Hibiscus Kettle Sour

Beer Tasting at Belching Beaver

The Viva la Beaver is amazingly smooth with a velvety chocolate taste, a little sweet … the Hibiscus Kettle Sour with rose hips and chamomile is a nice light and bright with very little sour to it

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Galaxy Blonde Brewing

Galaxy Blonde Ale

This is a single hop blonde ale. After doing some research on flavor profiles, I chose Galaxy hops, because I wanted a passion fruit, tropical finish to the beer. This is a dry hopped recipe, so more hops will be added after about 2 weeks in the fermenter. I’m usually the person taking pictures during […]

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Homebrew

Home Brew and Barbeque

Brewing and ‘cuing today! I’ve had a brisket on since 9:20a, and it’s coming along nicely. Starting a 16 gal brew (net 10 gal) of a galaxy hopped blonde ale. Should be a citrusy/passionfruit flavor profile. Having something on the smoker while brewing gives me a lot of satisfaction, because both are long processes, but […]

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Beer Fears

Beer Fears

Not an empty mug!

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Stainless Steel Growler

New Growler

We’ve been doing a lot of beer tasting lately, and one thing I love to do is bring home some of the ones that we like a lot. I found a great deal at Costco today for a double walled stainless steel 64 oz growler! At less than $30, this growler is a steal compared […]

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More brewing! Kolsch style pale ale

Home Brewing

Sunday brewing and drinking! Making an American Stout and then a Kolsch clone from Ballast Point’s recipes

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Coronado Brewing Company

Beer Tasting at Coronado Brewing Company

Beer Tasting and dinner at Coronado Brewing Company in Coronado, CA. Had a great time tasting all of the different types of beer, and the desserts were enormous!

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White Labs Yeast

White Labs Yeast Tasting

White Labs is a premier yeast provider based in San Diego, and they have a tasting room where you can try their yeasts brewed in different types of beer, in flights. It’s very interesting to try to taste the base flavor each yeast imparts to the beer. They also have a Fraankenstout beer that they […]

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