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The epic fail

A few weeks ago I had a rather complicated situation with a raspberry porte.r  You can read the post below, but in a nutshell: I brewed a porter, then added so much raspberry puree that it totally overwhelmed any other … Continue reading

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Na blo po mo kickoff

I’m trying to write a post a day for the month of November, for Na Blo Po Mo. It can get difficult, especially since this blog is about canning and brewing, and I’ve been easing up in the canning and … Continue reading

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The loneliness of an empty carboy

I bottled the Pumpkin porter last night.  It was the smoothest bottling session I’ve ever had.  Two nights ago I spent a good amount of time cleaning my bottles, and ended up putting the newly cleaned bottles into a large … Continue reading

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Sweet/Tooth Baltic Porter

Following up on the Raspberry Porter fiasco, I decided to brew something sweet and rich, to mix with the Raspberry Porter.  I have now ventured far beyond my experience, into what is for me the highly experimental.  So wish me … Continue reading

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I never liked raspberries anyway

So remember how I made a raspberry porter a few weeks ago?  The last time I made this recipe, I used cherries and added them to the boil.  Unfortunately, all the cherry flavour and colour was lost in the fermentation … Continue reading

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You feel lucky, punk-in?

Pumpkin porter.  Sounds good?  Yep.  Sounds easy?  No. In my ongoing effort to, apparently, drive myself crazy, I decided to make a pumpkin porter Saturday.  Actually, I decided a few months ago.  I brewed it Saturday. This was something I … Continue reading

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A glutton [for punishment]

I’m in the midst of a massive canning/bottling/brewing operation.  Last night it was another ketchup, this time a charred pepper ketchup, and marinara sauce.  the sauce was simple, I think too simple, and didn’t reduce/thicken as much as I’d like. … Continue reading

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