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BJCP Style Guidelines for IPA

For any members that are thinking of brewing an IPA for the Emerald Coast Beer Festival’s contest this year. I posted the BJCP style guidelines below for an English and American style. 14A. English IPA Aroma: A moderate to moderately … Continue reading

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Emerald Coast Beer Festival Homebrew Contest

Hello Hopheads! A little inside info for you. Be thinking of what recipe you might want to put together if you are interested in having your beer compete in this year’s Emerald Coast Beer Festival Homebrew Contest. The style for … Continue reading

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May Meeting Recap

May’s meeting was a success that was hosted at Kurt’s house.  Lots of good food and beer was shared.  Kurt smoked a brisket.  Jay and Chris Black paired their tropical double IPA with bacon wrapped cream cheese filled jalapenos and … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Cookie Brown Ale

This was another popular one with the club, so here is the recipe. Oatmeal Cookie Brown American Brown Ale Type: All Grain Date: 11/16/2012 Batch Size: 5.00 gal Brewer: Barn Burner Boil Size: 6.41 gal Asst Brewer: Boil Time: 60 … Continue reading

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Alabama Homebrewing Now Legal!

The governor signed HB9 into law late yesterday! Alabama is officially the 50th state to legalized homebrewing! Thanks to everyone that worked so hard to make this happen!

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Alabama Becomes the 50th State to Legalize Homebrewing

Nathan Mattise has an excellently written article about Alabama’s hombrew bill (HB9) passing the legislature in today’s edition of Esquire: I especially enjoy his taunting of ignorant statements by the opposition. Homebrewing is a perfectly reasonable (and Ron Swanson-approved) hobby … Continue reading

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Chocolate Coconut Stout Recipe

We had a request in the comments to share our coconut stout recipe that won first place in the regional round of the AHA competition.  So, here it is.  Let me know if you have questions. coconut stout Imperial Stout … Continue reading

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