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Old 05-25-2007, 06:10 AM   #1
Apr 2007
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Well my first beer gave me a lot of problems, but just had my second beer last night and DAMN. I had it in primary for three weeks and it has only been in bottles for four days and its already awesome. After all of the frustration with the first beer, the quality just makes me very very happy.

Very simple beer, munton's yeast, 2 kg of DME, 84 grams cascade hops, and at least a kilo (not sure how much exactly) of unfiltered unpasteurized honey from the wife's grandmother's neighbor's farm. Very smooth, no off-flavors whatsoever and the cascade flavor and the honey flavor (good bit of honey flavor still beacuse of the type of honey used and because I don't think that munton's yeast gives a very high level of attenuation) go great together. Still cloudy, I think it might stay cloudy because of the unfiltered honey but it has a nice solid gold color.

A bit bland by my tastes (but then I think that Harpoon IPA and most stouts are too bland) but everyone else really loved it

Calamitous Brewing Company's Beers
On deck: Alt-Wit (wheatless wit) and Punch a Nazi IPA (IPA with continental hops)
Primary: Dead Celebrity Old Ale (split batch with American and English yeast)
Bottled: Trump Ale (hoppy porter), Brexit Ale (brett pale ale), Canadian Exile Maple Ale

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Old 05-25-2007, 06:42 AM   #2
May 2007
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Hurray Beer!

Its always awesome when your brew comes out a crowd pleaser.
Tiny bubbles... In my beer... Makes me happy... Makes me want to cheer!

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Old 05-25-2007, 01:07 PM   #3
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Good news!!!!

I hope that I have that good luck tonight!!!

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