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Category: Brewing

June 29, 2016

Gold Medal Winner – Traveling Irish Red

by LouieMacGoo
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This recipe took Gold in the 2016 King of the Mountain Homebrew Competition. In just 2 years Steve has received 9 medals in competitions for his homebrew recipes

June 16, 2016

North Port Pilsner

by LouieMacGoo
Categories: All Grain, Brewing, Recipes
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This Pilsner recipe from Steve is no exception a bronze medal winner at the 2014 Ohio Brew Week homebrew competition it is clean crisp and goes down smooth. If you’ve been looking for a good solid recipe to impress your family and friends this one will do the trick.

June 9, 2016

The Steamship Mathers

by LouieMacGoo
Categories: All Grain, Brewing, Recipes
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Once again, Dawg LB Steve has offered up another medal winning recipe with his version of a California Common. This recipe earned Steve a bronze in the 2015 Son Of Brewzilla home brew competition and is an outstanding example of this style. This is a great, refreshing beer to enjoy on a hot summer’s day and will quickly find it’s way into your regular brewing rotation. Check out our other recipes here on the BeerBorg and make sure to visit Steve’s Facebook page, Montucky Brewing.  

June 2, 2016

Award Winner: Bottoms Up Brown

by LouieMacGoo
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This Bottoms Up Brown recipe has won a bronze medal at the 2015 King Of The Mountain Home Brew Competition and a silver medal at the 2015 Son Of Brewzilla home brew Competition and speaking from personal experience is one of the best brown ales I have ever had.

October 14, 2015

Not Just Another Homebrew Book

by LouieMacGoo
Categories: beer tasting, Brewing, easy, how-to, Partial Grain, Review, subjective
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It seem like every time I look there is another home brew book available explaining how to brew beer. Many of these books are simply a re-hash of the many brewing styles and methods that home brewers can use to create our favorite alcoholic beverages. Granted it’s hard to really find new content to write a home brew book about and keep it fresh when the basic process for brewing has remained the same for centuries.

July 5, 2015

BrewDemon Big Demon Conical Fermenter – First Impressions

The first thing you notice about the new fermenter is that it looks an awful lot like it’s little brother the Little Demon fermenter. The shape, clean lines and 3 legged stand were obviously made to mimic the smaller 3 gallon fermenter.

May 27, 2015

The Keg Saga

by FedoraDave
Categories: Brewing, Equipment, Kegging, subjective
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When it came to kegging my homebrew, I was really terrified. Drawing homemade beer from a tap in your ManCave is the ultimate cool. But boy, was it scary. This wasn’t just steeping specialty grains; if you decided you were kegging, you knew you weren’t reneging. It’s a big investment, and a real commitment. Then there’s the fact that it has a technical aspect to it