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Tasting Of Russian Imperial Stout

January 21, 2013

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So the beer tasting went out well with Proper Hops.  I personally had a ton of fun doing this with them and to top it off they seem like genuinely good people. I thought it was a great beer in general.  If I was going to change anything about it, I would add a bit more mouthfeel […]

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How To Use A Blow Off Effectively

January 18, 2013

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This post is actually going to be pretty short it deals with blow off hoses.  So here go with a quick overview on blow off hoses. What is a blow off hose? Normally this is used for carboys.  Essentially it is a hose that you put onto the air lock or to replace the air […]

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Crazy Good Foreign Extra Stout Recipe

January 17, 2013

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Extra stouts are pretty beefy stouts.  I like them for the winter and the nice thing about them is that they really do have a quicker turn around when comparing them to other big stouts such as Russian Imperial Stouts.   This beer is ready to drink as soon as it carbonates so I would […]

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6 Different Mash Rest That Improve Your Beer

January 16, 2013

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This post is really more of a benefit for those that are all-grain brewers.  If you are interested in learning how to all-grain brew, we do have a series on how to get into all-grain brewing.  It’s a pretty good one also, gives you step by step instructions.  If you have not gotten into all-grain […]

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Ginger Metheglin Recipe

January 15, 2013

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One of the things about mead is that you can really do what ever you want.  It sometimes becomes confusing for newbies in the mead world to figure out what recipes to do.  Well I can assure you this is a great mead recipe.  This is a ginger mead, so get ready for a bit […]

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SMaSH Brewing 101

January 10, 2013

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SMaSH Brewing is a great way to learn about different ingredients and how they work, also you can come up with some great beers using this as a tool.  The question that you might be asking right now is, “What is SMaSH brewing?”.  You see this term tossed around a lot and if you are […]

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White Sangria Recipe!

January 9, 2013

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As of late I’m on this Sangria kick.  There is as house warming party this weekend and guess what I’m bringing… beer and sangria.  I’m a big dude (6’4 210 lbs with a shaved head), it may seem unsuspecting that I dig some sangria, but I can’t get enough of it as of late.  It’s […]

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Natural Sack Mead Recipe

January 8, 2013

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Sack meads are pretty sweet to begin with.  Since this one has the tea it in, it gives it a bit of a different flavor as well.  To me this has a very, “Eastern”, feel to it.  Something different to try if  you are looking for a recipe for mead. Ingredients  3.5 lbs Clover Honey […]

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Part 2 Of Oak Age Barrel

January 7, 2013

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At Jay’s Brewing we made a Russian Imperial Stout with Joe from Proper Hops.  Here is the first  part in case you missed it. The second video was just made and can be seen below.  Make sure to like the video and show some love!  Also here is their facebook page. We’re doing a testing together […]

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Bottle Bombs And What To Do

January 3, 2013

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Sometimes when you homebrew you might find out that your bottles are over carbonated.  This can be troubling for those that are opening there bottles in front of friends and family only to get a beer exploding on them.  There are some ways to fix this though.  But before finding the solution you kinda have to […]

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