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Review: My Homebrew Beers. 1-4 Batches.

I was asked to review my own home-brews by a few friends and commenters. Here they are.  This is the first beer I brewed. A wheat beer from Brewer’s Best. I added 2 ounces of blackberry beer flavoring A – After 4 weeks, still very cloudy and murky with a sort of plum appearance. 2-finger …

Review: Three for the price of one

I had three beers on wednesday so decided to do a triple review instead of waste your previous screen pixels or RSS readers from space.  Cigar City Cucumber Saison 2.9    AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20 adamjackson (393) – Canaan, USA – JUN 27, 2012 Acquired this in a trade for some local beers. Poured into a white wine glass at fridge …

Homebrewing: Kegging My Beers (Part 2)

…and then there were four.  A few weeks ago, I picked up a two-tap kegerator. However, I had already brewed my 3rd and 4th beers. So, I had a dilemma. Do I bottle the other two beers or do I buy another kegerator? Initially, I was looking at a dorm-room style fridge that fit two …

The Beer Cellar Update – June ’12

In the last 6 months, I’ve learned a lot about beer. 6 months is nearly no time at all but I made it my 2nd job. I spend 6 hours a day for the last 6 months thinking about beer and learning all I could about it. The statement, “it’s just beer.” is very subjective …