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Big Oatmeal Stout: Tasting Notes

Big Oatmeal Stout: Tasting Notes

From the brew day last March, finally, here are the tasting notes to my Big Oatmeal Stout (the link to the brew day is here). This one came out great and has been folding up well with age. Coming in at 6% ABV, this beer isn’t that strong across the stout spectrum (Imperial stout, for … Continue reading

Naked Blonde Ale: Tasting Notes

Naked Blonde Ale: Tasting Notes

After anxiously awaiting over 2 months, the Naked Blonde Ale (an American Blonde Ale with a high proportion of Simpsons Golden Naked Oats) has completed¬†fermentation¬†and bottled-conditioning. Starting at 1.046, using US-05, this ale finished fermentation down to 1.009, attenuating over 80% (this was due to low mash temperatures). Fermenting around 68 F, the US-05 showed … Continue reading

Naked Blonde Ale: Brew Day

Naked Blonde Ale: Brew Day

As suggestive as the name of this beer sounds, it is really just an ingredient exploration brew using Simpsons Golden Naked Oats in a basic blonde ale, hence “Naked” ¬†Blonde. I have only used oats once before in brewing, and that was flaked oats in an oatmeal stout (when I was a beginner brewer). Thus, … Continue reading