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husband and father pastor @ the evergreen community homebrewer and beer enthusiast

British Summer Ale

I’ve never brewed a British Summer Ale before but I’ve had some really great ones. With summer coming to an end and a freezer full of Jester hops, a new variety that is described as “tropical and fruity with hints … Continue reading

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Summer IPA (2017)

I’ve been brewing a lot of hazy NE IPA’s this year so I figured I should even things out a bit and brew a nice crisp, citrusy NW IPA that makes since for the summertime. I’m bitting with Centennial because … Continue reading

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Soul Glo NEIPA #4

This recipe is really close to perfect in my mind. The last edition I made with Nelson, Citra, and Galaxy (#2) was almost perfect. I made a few minor tweaks that I think will make it even better. I lowered … Continue reading

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Mexican Lager (Kind of)

I haven’t made a lager yet this year because I haven’t been able to brew a lot so have wanted to get something in the keg more quickly when I actually had time to brew. But it’s summer and a … Continue reading

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Summer Saison

I haven’t brewed a saison yet this year so I wanted to brew a fairly simply, dry, low ABV saison for warmer weather. My fermentation chamber is also full, so I wanted to brew a beer that could ferment at … Continue reading

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American Wheat (Hallertau Blanc)

This weekend I’m going to brew up a low alcohol American Wheat beer that I think will pair well with Hallertau Blanc hops. I did a hoppy belgian table beer earlier this year with Blanc and Jester hops. Wasn’t impressed … Continue reading

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NE Pale (Centennial, Mosaic, El Dorado)

I was set to brew another version of the NE IPA with Nelson, Galaxy and Citra hops but realized I was out of DME to make a yeast starter with the London III! So with just a smack pack in … Continue reading

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