No Chill Brewing

In Australia they’re doing things a little different. Instead of using plate chillers or metal immersion chillers they use plastic to cool down the wort. And instead of the emphasis being placed on getting the wort below &&& F. as fast as possible, this method needs you to keep it near boiling hot and chill it as slow as it needs.
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Pizza Port Swami and Ponto Review

The same friend who gave me the Enjoy By brought me a few cans of Pizza Port’s Swami IPA and their session IPA Ponto.
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American Wheat Tasting Notes

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American Wheat/Saison Partigyle Recipe

I actually don’t do as many partigyle beers as it seems. Sometimes I’ve got a second yeast around and other times I’m making that first beer and it is so big (in gravity) that I just feel obligated to give myself another batch.
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American India Pale Ale (IPA)

If you want to know the BJCP’s guidelines then you can visit
BJCP – American IPA

Now my opinions.

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Smoked Porter Tasting Notes

When you mess up, you mess up. I messed up. I thought that this beer had finished fermenting. Nope.

When you have a beer that you think finishes it’s fermentation at 1.020 and really it has to get to 1.015, you’re going to have gushers. Not those delicious candies from back in the day. This…

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Smoked Porter Recipe

Plenty of sugars were left around after the first running of the Baby RIS, so I made another 5 gallons of beer. I’d be a fool to pass up on that. Just to be sure I threw in a few extra grains to hopefully add some body back and some flavor.
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Stone RIS aka Baby RIS

When my wife and I decided that we wanted to have a child, I was sure that I needed to make a beer that would be ready when he was born. There were a few other factors that needed to be considered other than just the length though.
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Wheat Wine Partigyle Recipe

In November, my wife and I are expecting our first child, so right now I am looking to make beers that both can and will need to be aged a little. The wife is more than willing (for now..) to let me brew as often as usual after the little guy comes along, but I doubt she and I will be as excited about brewing once he is born. To me, that’s a good excuse to make us a stockpile.
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Stone Enjoy By 08.16.14 Review

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I recently was gifted a bottle of Enjoy By 08.16.14 by one of my closer friends. I’m in the reviewing mood so here goes nothing.

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