Homebrewing a (Modified) Goose Island IPA Clone

I know enjoying IPAs is the “in” thing right now but I seriously┬álove IPAs. They’re by far my favourite style and, while I still enjoy other types of beer, there is just something about the hoppy goodness of an IPA that keeps calling me back. My previous experience homebrewing an IPA, the OBK West Coast…

Recipe: Centennial Blonde

Light and crisp. The IBUs are on the low side, but there is a nice sweet/spicy balance to the beer. The great fresh taste of a craft ale with an extremely clean finish. This reminds me of what a local craft brewery might come out of the gates with to win over a new market….

New Homebrew Reviews Page

I added a new page to track my overall reviews of the different brews I’ve made which you can find here: Reviews. Normally I’ll “review” the brew only after living with it for a while in order to make sure I’ve had a chance to notice all of the different flavours the beers have to…

Beer #7: OBK Cream Ale

What is a cream ale anyway? Well apparently it’s a beer made with corn. Nebraska would be proud. A quick pictorial recap of the brew day: Beer Specifications Beer Name: OBK Cream Ale Beer Style: Cream Ale Recipe Type: All Grain Batch Size: 5.25 gallons / 19.9 litres Estimated SRM: 3┬░ Estimated IBU: 16 Estimated…

Beer #6: OBK Irish Red Ale

Ah, another brew day! This time around it’s a simple Irish Red Ale on deck. A quick pictorial recap of the brew day: Beer Specifications Beer Name: OBK Irish Red Ale Beer Style: Red Ale Recipe Type: All Grain Batch Size: 5.25 gallons / 19.9 litres Estimated SRM: 12┬░ Estimated IBU: 23 Estimated OG: 1.051…