Category Archives: Elaboration

Tangerine Porter – brewing with pure cocoa (Part 2)

It’s been a few months since we made a cocoa tablet from raw cocoa beans, which we used to brew two different Porters. We already told you about the first one, a more or less standard Porter with lactose, cinnamon … Continue reading

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Chocolatastic Porter – Brewing with pure caco (Part 1)

As I told you in the post about our cocoa tablet from raw cocoa beans, we brewed two different Porter style beers using that tablet. In this first post I’m going to describe the first of them, which we named … Continue reading

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Cocoa tablet from raw cocoa beans

This entry was going to be part of a longer one on which I was going to write also about brewing two different Porter beers, but since it could be too long and hard to read, I decided to make … Continue reading

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Oat pale ale, taking inspiration from trips

I’m not going to deny it. Since I started homebrewing, every time I´ve had the opportunity of going on holiday, I´ve made some research on the local beers from the place I was going to visit and the pubs where … Continue reading

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Our first sour beer, a gose with apricots

The day had come. Until now, through these last years all of our beers had been fermented exclusively with the reliable and classic Sacccharomyces cerevisae, a.k.a. beer yeast. Different strains, yes, some of them even quite peculiar, but always putting … Continue reading

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Discovering styles: Dark Mild, brewing and tasting

Among the different homebrewer groups that exist in the Basque Country, one of them organized a calendar with several meetings in which, among other things, there were going to be tastings of not very well known beer styles. The idea … Continue reading

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Brewing a Kölsch

At the end of April 2017 we were able at last to brew a beer style we had wanted to brew for a long time, Kölsch. We hadn’t brew it yet because we hadn’t been able to get the right … Continue reading

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