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Batch 25: Dark Forest (Porter? Brown Ale?)

I wanted to make this in the style of a Baltic Porter … but it came out a bit too light (might not even count as a porter, maybe rather a brown ale), and a Baltic Porter is traditionally a lager (I’m not lagering yet), so let’s just call this Beer. My original recipe had […]

Batch 11: Dark Forest Stout

Dark given that it’s black as night, forest given that I’ve used a rather healthy serving of Northern Brewer hops (for a stout) which are purported to have a piney resinous flavor and/or aroma, and stout because it doesn’t seem (after consulting BJCP) that it’s any form of porter, even though that’s what I originally […]