Category: Beer Styles

Kriek Update

After 4 months in primary, I decided to transfer my kriek into secondary with some cherry puree. Took a tasting sample and it is starting to develop some character. Should be very nice come...

Double IPA with Rye

Sometimes you use an existing recipe as an inspiration when developing your own. I’m a big fan of Lagunitas Sucks, so I decided to make a new recipe taking this beer as the inspiration....

Berliner Weisse take 2

The last attempt at a berliner weisse didn;t turn out so well. After a week of sulpher stink (and having to take it out to the garage) the beer hadn’t devloped much sour. Despite...

1744 Porter Parti-Gyle Brewday

Welcome to the first brewday blog. It’s a couple days now since I brewed but I thought it would be a good addition to the site. This is going to be the first time...

Amarillo DIPA Brewday

Well, after all the talk about doing a partigyle batch, in the end I decided to just do a normal brew for this on. Mostly because I am still trying to dial in the...

Partigyle Double IPA

Noticing that my beer inventory has diminished more quickly than anticipated I need to get a couple of beers brewed and the easiest way to do this is my new favorite technique, partigyle brewing....

My Kriek

I decided to break into the sour beer scene and brew my own Lambic, specifically a Kriek with cherries. My goal (or hope) is that it will be ready to taste next Christmas. Since...

1744 Porter aka Cole Porter

I like porters. Richer than a brown but not as roasted as a stout. A great beer with long history including the great porter flood of London in 1814. This beer was one of...