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Tasting: Solera Project: Kiwi Berry (2016)

Transferring the base sour beer on to the kiwi berries.

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: Super Potion (NE Style Imperial IPA)

Three Gods Brewing - Super Potion

This was my second attempt at a New England style IPA.  Take a look at the brew day and fermentation notes for full details on the beer.  The essentials is that this beer is: A New England style Imperial IPA …

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Brew Day and Fermentation: NE Style IPA #2

NE Style IPA #2 Hydrometer Sample

After brewing my first attempt at a NE Style IPA, there were a few things I wanted to try differently.  It turned out pretty tasty, but it wasn’t close enough to what I wanted. So for this iteration I made …

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Dry Hopping Sour Beer Experiment #2

Dry hopping experiment #2

A few months ago I posted an article about dry hopping wild and sour beer.  At the end of April we did another experiment using 4 different varieties of hops.  The goal was to find either the perfect hop of …

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Tasting: Mosaic, Galaxy and Huell Melon IPA (TBIBTFGSS)


I brewed this IPA about 3 months ago.  You can read up on the brew day here.  I was shooting for about 7.5% abv, but this monster ended up just shy of 8% abv.  It’s extremely drinkable despite the abv, …

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Brew Day and Fermentation: NE Style IPA (Hazy Potion)

NE Style IPA Ingredients

After doing some research on what exactly makes a NE style IPA, I decided to develop a recipe and run with it.  For the grain bill I wanted to shoot for 20% adjunct.  I ended up with 77% Pale Malt, …

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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: Happy Cup Coffee Stout

Happy Cup Coffee Stout

I brewed this 3- 6 months ago and am down to the final few pints.  I couldn’t find the recipe or any notes for this brew, but am 95% sure the base recipe was the same as one I brewed …

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Musings on NE Style IPAs

Tree House - Alter Ego IPA

There’s been a lot of buzz in the brewing and homebrewing scene over the new kid on the block, the NE (North East / New England) style IPA.  In this post I’ll get into what the characteristics are of a …

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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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