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Pablo's Tres Equis

I credit my early appreciation for good beer to my Dad, as he often brought home “something different to try” from his travels. Because of this I often drank different beer from most of my friends. I preferred beers with a little more flavor (when I could afford them). The next phase of my beer […]

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1994 Batch #13 – Pablo’s Tres Equis

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This was the seventh and last beer that made it to Sue and Jon’s wedding beer list. Tres Equis (XXX) name inspired by Dos Equis (XX). 6.6 lb Munton&Fison Amber liquid malt extract 2t Gypsum 1.5 oz Cascade (45 mins) 1t Irish Moss (10 mins) 0.5 oz Willamette(5 mins) Wyeast 1098 16 oz starter Primary […]

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1994 Batch #10 – Pablo’s Bud Buster

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This was the fifth beer that made it to Sue and Jon’s wedding beer list. 6.6 lb Munton&Fison Extra Light liquid malt extract 0.75 oz Hallertau (60 mins) 1t Irish Moss (10 mins) 0.25 oz Hallertau (5 mins) Yeast Labs A04 2nd generation slurry Primary 6 days Secondary 4 days with Gelatin finings Bottled with […]

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1994 Batch #9 – Whicked Wheat

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This was the fourth beer that made it to Sue and Jon’s wedding beer list. 6.6 lb Munton&Fison Wheat liquid malt extract 1 oz Hallertau (60 mins) 1t Irish Moss (10 mins) 0.25 oz Hallertau (5 mins) Yeast Labs A02 – 16 oz starter Primary 7 days Secondary 5 days with Gelatin finings Bottled with […]

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1994 Batch #7 – Pablo’s Old No 7

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This was the second beer that made it to Sue and Jon’s wedding beer list. The Old Number 7 name came from one of our favorite TV shows Grizzly Adams. 0.5 lb Brit Crystal steeped 0.25 lb Chocolate malt steeped 3.3 lb Munton&Fison Light liquid malt extract 1 lb Light dry malt extract 1 lb […]

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1994 Batch #6 – Pablo’s Extra Stout

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Everyone seemed to love my beer, and I offered to make the beer for my sister’s wedding. This was the first beer that made it to Sue and Jon’s wedding beer list. The last consistent refinements were to start using gelatin finings in secondary to clarify the beer and reduce yeast sediment in the bottles, […]

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1994 Batch #5 – Pablo’s Xtra Pale

Now I was really on a roll, and really hooked on homebrewing. With this batch I made some improvements- Irish moss in the boil, and my first liquid yeast. 6.6 lb Munton&Fison Light liquid malt extract 1.5 oz Willamette (60 mins) 1.0 oz Irish moss (30 mins) 0.5 oz Willamette (5 mins) Yeast Labs A02 […]

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1994 Batch #4 – Bitter

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For the 4th batch I wanted an Extra Special Bitter (ESB). Due to 2 boil overs and lost extract in the hops I ended up with a mid 30’s gravity so it became an Ordinary Bitter. 6 lb Munton&Fison Amber dry malt extract 1.5 oz Cascade (60 mins) 0.5 oz Willamette (5 mins) Edme ale […]

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