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Tasting: Solera Project: Blackberry (2014)

Solera Project: Blackberry (2014)

The base beer for this is a sour blonde ale.  It’s been aging in our 65 gallon Chardonnay barrel for about 3 years.  We use the Solera method where a portion of beer is taken out and fresh beer replaces …

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Tasting: Solera Project: Mosaic And Hallertau Blanc Dry Hop (2016)

Solera Project: Mosaic And Hallertau Blanc Dry Hop (2016)

The base beer for this is a sour blonde ale.  It’s been aging in our 65 gallon Chardonnay barrel for about 3 years.  We use the Solera method where a portion of beer is taken out and fresh beer replaces …

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Tasting: Solera Project: Peach (2015)

Solera Project: Peach (2015)

The base beer for this is a sour blonde ale.  It’s been aging in our 65 gallon Chardonnay barrel for about 3 years.  We use the Solera method where a portion of beer is taken out and fresh beer replaces …

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Tasting: Simcoe and the Three C’s IPA

Simcoe and the Three C's IPA

I’ve been wanting to brew a more traditional NW style IPA for some time now after brewing so many of those delicious NE IPAs.  For this batch I went back to some of the classic hops mixed with some new-ish …

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Tasting: Solera Project: Peaches And Cherries (2014)

Solera Project: Cherries and Peaches (2014)

This batch was from our first pull from the barrel back in 2014.  The base beer for this is a sour blonde ale.  This was our first batch to use more than just one fruit.  We’ve done 2 batches since …

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Tasting: Hazy Potion (NE Style IPA)

Hazy Potion (NE Style IPA)

A month or two ago I posted an article on the hazy NE style IPAs.  Afterwards I gave this style a try and formulated and brewed a recipe.  This beer used generous amounts of Mosaic and Ctira hops as late additions, …

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Tasting: Solera Project: Nectarine (2016)

Solera Project: Nectarine (2016)

A little background on this beer.   It was created the same time as the blueberry version, so sorry if this is repetitive! The base beer is a Belgian style blonde ale that was soured and aged in a 65 …

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Tasting: Solera Project: Blueberry (2016)

Solera Project: Blueberry (2016)

A little background on this beer.  The base beer is a Belgian style blonde ale that was soured and aged in a 65 gallon Chardonnay barrel for 2+ years.  We pulled off 5 gallons and racked it on to about 8 …

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Tasting: Solera Project Huell Melon & Amarillo Dry Hop (2015)

Solera Project: Huell Melon & Amarillo Dry Hop (2015)

In my last post I talked about dry hopping sour and wild beer.  The inspiration for that post came from creating the beer I’m tasting today.  This beer was aged in a 65 gallon Chardonnay barrel for 2 years.  We pulled …

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Tasting: Solera Project: Base (2014)

Solera Project: Base (2014)

It’s been quite some time since I’ve posted anything on this blog.  I’m finally back from my hiatus and plan on posting a bunch of tastings of beers I’ve brewed in the past ~3 years. In that time I’ve started …

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