Category Archives: Homebrewing

Beer review: Monadic Ale Pacific, Pacific Jul and Katajanjoulu (home brews)

Today I’m trying out some home brewed beers by Jon Packer that I got around Christmas. Pacific The first beer I’m trying is called Pacific and is a Pale Ale in style. Looks Straw like color with a small white … Continue reading

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Home brewed Belgian beers

And now for some home brewed Belgian beers that have been sitting in my fridge for a while. These beers have been brewed by a Belgian living in Norway. Belgian Wit First up is a typical Belgian Wit with orange … Continue reading

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Beer review: Nils Hansen Dobbel Rugporter (homebrew)

Time for another home brewed beer from the talented Nils Hansen guys. This time I’m trying an Imperial Rye Porter with a whopping 11% ABV. Looks Dark brown pour which generates a lovely fluffy mocha colored head, which seems to … Continue reading

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Beer review: Nils Hansen India Pale Ale (homebrew)

And again I’m reviewing a home brew from the Nils Hansen guys. This time it’s an India Pale Ale with an ABV of 7.5%. This batch was brewed on the 30th of August 2012 so it’s fairly fresh. Hopefully it’s … Continue reading

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Beer review: Nils Hansen Humlevin (homebrew)

And now for another (home) brew from Nils Hansen. This time it’s a clone of Nøgne Ø #100 called Humlevin (hop wine), which weighs in at 10% ABV. The label has a funny text on it that the first bottle … Continue reading

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Beer review: Nils Hansen India Brown Ale (homebrew)

Some days back I met up with Tommy to exchange some beers, and he had some home brewed beers for me to taste as well. Today I felt like something hoppy, so I thought I might as well try their … Continue reading

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Braasj Bryggeri — Brygget av brødre

Last week I reviewed six different home brewed beers from Braasj Bryggeri — Brygget av brødre (Braasj Brewery — Brewed by brothers): Bare En Bitter Blood Red Sky Verdens Beste Utsikt Coal Hole Porter Braasj Bryggeris Belgier Brûlée de Crème … Continue reading

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Beer review: Braasj Bryggeri Brûlée de Crème (homebrew)

And now for the last beer in the series of home brewed beers from Braasj Bryggeri: Brûlée de Crème, a (Sweet) Imperial Stout. According to bryggelogg the recipe is based on a clone of Southern Tiers Crème Brûlée Stout. Sweet … Continue reading

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Beer review: Braasj Bryggeris Belgier (homebrew)

Only two more beers to review from Braasj Bryggeri. The one I’m having today is a Belgian Strong Ale in style that, as far as I know, is based on Westvleteren (a rather famous Trappist brewery). I’m not sure which … Continue reading

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Beer review: Braasj Bryggeri Coal Hole Porter (homebrew)

And now for beer number four from Braasj. Coal Hole Porter is a porter loosely based on Nøgne Ø Porter and contains a small amount of smoked malt. The name of the beer comes from one of the favorite pubs … Continue reading

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