It’s time to make a wheat beer, something I’ve not done outside of my Dunkeweizen. This beer will be brewed for a club competition involving honey, and is modeled on an old English style, West Country, or Devon, White Ale.
I’m getting on my soapbox again with this post, and it seems my opinion isn’t the most popular, but I really don’t understand how a Black IPA can be a thing. Not every hoppy beer has to be an IPA!
This the second post on my issues with my first sour beer and details how I plan to fix it. It wont be a quick process, but at this point I am confident that I have plan to turn this beer around and make it something enjoyable.
After waiting a year for my first sour beer, I have run into some trouble, mainly that my beer is not at all sour! This post enumerates the problems, and a follow up post will detail the possible fixes.
It may come as a surprise that as I have been brewing since 2009 and lived most of that time in San Diego, but I have never made a hoppy beer*. Living in San Diego, I had access to plethora of amazing IPAs, all as fresh as could be, so why would I need to make my … [Read more…]