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Home Brewing Educational Experiment

Finally Brewed Porter Variations

After what seemed like forever – and dealing with natural disasters, scheduling conflicts and a little planning – we finally brewed the porter variations and it was well worth the wait. Our current brewing set up is limited to 10 … Continue reading

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Past Few Beers and Porter Variation Plans

So we sort of got caught up with a few things over the past couple months brewing wise. This has caused us to postpone the matrix a little bit further. But on the brighter side of things, we’ve perfected our … Continue reading

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Purity Matrix: Wedding Beers

For the past few weeks we’ve been planning the matrix. Well, actually we’ve been trying to plan the matrix, but then becoming very distracted by either beer or other things. One of the things which has been a very worthwhile … Continue reading

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Purity Matrix: Test Batch

So it’s been a while since I’ve updated anything about the Purity Matrix. Since the last update we did a few things to prepare ourselves for the matrix. First thing that we did was build our own mash tun. We … Continue reading

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Purity Matrix: Determining The Process

To further explain the process that will be taking place for this project, I’ve developed this flow chart. As you can tell from the previous post, the only element that we’ve completely committed to has been the malt. I will … Continue reading

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Purity Matrix: Grain

We’re starting to get some of the supplies for the Purity Matrix. We just picked up our grain today..over 150lbs of it. A huge thanks to Jesse and the guys at Carton Brewing (http://www.cartonbrewing.com) for letting us put our order … Continue reading

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The Purity Matrix

  My friend Bill and I have been constantly trying to find ways to educate ourselves in home brewing and recognize different flavor profiles within hops, yeast and malt. We’ve been tossing around the idea of starting to brew our … Continue reading

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