Monthly Archives: December 2011

Sanitizer Injector -12/31/11 Tip

We have found the use of a sanitizer injector for our bottles invaluable! This is not a high priced item in our brewery equipment, ($15.95 from More Beer) the time it saves us in our bottling process is huge! Easy … Continue reading

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Long Sleeve Tee Giveaway Promotion

We had so much fun with our last “like” us on facebook promotion, that we have decided to run another promotion! This promotion is our “Birthday Wishes” promotion! From today until January 14th at 11:59pm PST, go to our facebook … Continue reading

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And the Winners are:

In the spirit of Christmas, we decided to randomly choose 2 winners for our Pair of Pint glasses Giveaway! We want to congratulate Nick Heston of Saint Peters, Missouri & Teppra Shreve Dupree of Hesperia, California! Both of our winners … Continue reading

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Pint Glass Giveaway Ends Tonight!

Good things come on Christmas Eve, just ask the children of the world, who are waiting for Santa to visit their houses and leave presents under their trees. We thought the adults were being left out, so we decided to … Continue reading

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Peace Coffee Stout Porter

We brewed this coffee on 12-03-2011. Added 4 oz of fresh ground coffee beans on 12-17-2011. Bottled it today. If you like cold coffee with a hint of alcohol, do yourself a favor and brew this beer. It’s 3.406 ABV … Continue reading

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Colored Labels

We bottle all our beer in 22 oz brown bottles, then store on shelves, in a rotating system, being careful to archive a case on another shelf. Since we reuse our bottles, we don’t label them, unless we are giving … Continue reading

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William’s California Lager

Mystery Beer: We picked out this kit from the magazine by it’s description, When it arrived, it came with no information about the ingredients. We weren’t real happy, but we brewed it anyway, with the idea for it to be … Continue reading

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12-17-2011 Tip of the week

I think we make excellent beer. One of the reasons for this is we are always looking for ways to improve. We recently discovered that we like the results of adding DME & LME at the last 10 min of … Continue reading

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More Beer’s “Jim Nielson’s Hop Mothra”

Style Information Name: Hoportunity Recipe Type: extract Category: IPA Type: Ale   OG: 1.066 – 1.070 Bitternes: 55 – 59 Grains & Extracts Name Amount Notes Crystal 15L .5lb Steeping Grain, use with grain bag and steep until 170F. Crystal … Continue reading

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Austin Homebrew’s “Stone Ruination IPA” – I

Style Information Name: Bitter Saturday Recipe Type: Extract Category: Double IPA Type: Ale   Grains & Extracts Name Amount Notes Crystal 20L 1lb Steeping grain, use in grain bag and steep until 170F 2-Row Malt .5lb Steeping grain, use in … Continue reading

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More Beer’s “21st Ammendment’s Bitter American”

This is our St. Patrick’s Day Beer: Paddy O’Furniture Style Information Name: Paddy O'Furniture Recipe Type: extract Category: Pale Ale Type: Ale   Bitternes: 39 – 41 Color: 12 – 14.5 Grains & Extracts Name Amount Notes Munich 1 Steeping … Continue reading

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Your tip: Enter our Contest!!

We hope you have entered by now, but if not do so today! Entry is easy! Go to https://www.facebook.com/BrewingReport and click “like” on our page from now until December 24 @ 11:59pm PST and you are automatically entered in. A … Continue reading

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USDA Hop Descriptions

During some of our personal research today, we stumbled across this very informative page from the USDA. It has a list of hops that have been evaluated by the USDA and their summaries! Another useful tool in our personal brewery … Continue reading

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More Beer’s “Jamil’s Chocolate Hazelnut Porter”

 For this recipe, we decided to put the chocolate pieces into a grain bag to keep the trub to a minimum. Cupid’s Arrow is going to be our Valentine’s Beer. Everyone should enjoy some chocolate on Valentine’s Day! Style Information … Continue reading

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More Beer’s “Russian River’s Blind Pig” – II

This is our second time brewing this recipe. The first recipe we added 4.5 pounds of Red Raspberries, and it turned our great! This time, we followed the recipe to the “t”.   Phil is our Groundhog Day beer, affectionately … Continue reading

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