Tasting Iterations 6 & 8

Recently, I’ve ended up comparing beers of varying OG and ABV due to overshooting my gravity with Iteration 7 and the changes made after Iteration 5 to help ensure consistency. However, versions 6 and 8 of this red IPA recipe are identical in grain bill, OG, and FG. This is one of the truer comparisons … Continue reading Tasting Iterations 6 & 8

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Iteration 8

Brew Day Some days everything goes right. After my last debacle with overshooting my OG (even after taking steps to avoid my OG fluctuating between batches with the same grist), to say I was getting tired of inconsistency would be a gross understatement. Having taken all other precautions to ensure consistency between batches of this … Continue reading Iteration 8

Iteration 7

Brew Day My last few brew days have had to be squeezed in to otherwise unaccommodating timeslots to make them happen at all; this brew day was no exception. If nothing else, I’ve become the king of multitasking. Tired, but determined to brew, I set my alarm to go off early that Saturday morning (which … Continue reading Iteration 7