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Private Island IPA

I’m about to set out to do what is very rare these days. I’m going to brew a non-hazy IPA. I barely even remember what those taste like anymore. I hope it will exhibit some of the same soft bitterness … Continue reading

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Fix & Co. Preprohibition Lager

In my small hometown of El Paso, IL of around 3,000 people, I have recently discovered that there was a preprohibition brewery for a short time called Fix & Co. Brewing. I haven’t been able to dig up a lot … Continue reading

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ABC Hazy Pale

The keg of my last hazy beer is almost gone so it’s probably past due to get another one going. I had a bag of Cashmere and Belma from last hop season that I haven’t touched yet and though mixing … Continue reading

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Cream Ale

I wanted to get at least one more low ABV summer thirst-quencher in before the heat ends. I picked up a can of Bend Brewing’s Camp Beer not long ago. It’s a 4% cream ale and it is fantastic which … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest 2018

It’s time to get an Oktoberfest fermenting that will be ready to tap sometime late in September when the weather will warrant a beer like this. This year, I’ve decided to try out a few craft malts that are becoming … Continue reading

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Summer Pils (2018)

I’m tiring of the hazy IPA trend and have slowed down drinking even my own! I’ve been drinking a lot more pilsners, kolsch’s, and really lagers of all kinds this summer. The goal here is just to create something light, … Continue reading

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English Summer Ale

In the hot months of July, what I want to drink most are beers that are low alcohol, dry, crisp, citrusy. I’ve had some great English Summer Ale’s but have only tried to brew one other one which turned out … Continue reading

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