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Hopheads Oktoberfest

October is finally here and our annual Oktoberfest is just a few weeks away.  This year we are having our event/meeting in conjunction with Fort Benning’s Octoberfest at the Uchee Creek Campground.  Everyone is welcome and we have a chalet … Continue reading

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We All Had a Great Time at Emerald Coast Beer Fest

Congrats to Bobby Brown for winning second place in the IPA contest for the Hopheads! Everyone that went seemed to have a great time. We still have some T-shirts in medium and XXL left. I’m sure we will buy some … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Using Star San

I was wondering how long star-san would last stored in my korny keg. I washed the keg out a week ago with Oxyclean, rinsed, and added star-san water. I was hoping I could just empty the keg this week and … Continue reading

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August Meeting Recap

Big thanks to Bobby and Trylene Brown for hosting this month’s meeting.  Everything went well, and we all had a lot of fun Luau style.  Jay brought kabobs, Bobby grilled wings, Brian brough spam sushi, Dee brought his tropical bread, … Continue reading

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August Meeting

Hello Hopheads! The August meeting is this Saturday, August 10.  Bobby Brown is hosting at his house and the theme is a Hawaiian luau.  Please bring a luau insprired dish to pair with your beer along with a folding chair. … Continue reading

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Emerald Coast Beer Festival Beer Pairing Dinner

If you plan to attend this on Thursday night of the festival, it is an extra $55…but I would call and get it reserved.

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Dee’s Berliner Weisse Process

This is a RIMS (recirculating infusion mash system) mash with a bucket heater attached to a digital temp controller to maintain mash temps. It’s very efficient and holds temps within one degree across the mash for 90 minutes. I use … Continue reading

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