As I type this, there are still a few days left in Q2 of 2023, but I am not going to brew again this month, so I can actually get my SheppyBrew Brewing Stats for the quarter in.
You may remember that Q1 was a busy brewing quarter, and this quarter was basically just as busy.
I keep saying I'll slow down to get a more reasonable total in 2023, but so far I have not managed to slow down very much at all.
My excuse this quarter was that my youngest son graduated high school and I needed beer for various family members to consume for our celebrations.
Regardless of the reason, I brewed another 6 batches of beer in Q2, matching my Q1 total and bring my total for the year up to 12 batches of beer.
|Melting Stream Spring Saison brew day
- Melting Stream Spring Saison
- Captain Serious Pilsner
- Summer Lovin' American Wheat
- T.Ra.Sh. Light Mexican Lager
- Tafel Mystère Belgian Single
- Alpine Tundra IPA
|Captain Serious Pilsner
Those 6 batches of beer totaled about 31 gallons, bringing my 2023 total to 61 total for the year, putting me on pace for over 120 gallons, which is about what I brewed last year.
I swear ... I'll slow down.
|Summer Lovin' American Wheat brew day
I served a lot of these to other people, mostly family visiting for my son's graduation celebrations, so I certainly didn't drink a high percentage of these beers. This means I'm going to have to brew a couple of these again so I can more of them.
|T.Ra.Sh. Light Mexican Lager
All of these beers have been "all grain" and all but one of them was brewed in my Foundry (Summer Lovin' was brewed at my friend "Doc's" brewery in the old mash tun / propane burner set up)
|Tafel Mystère Belgian Single
I'm really not high on the whole pressure fermentation thing so far.
I know that I'll need to brew Hail Storm Summer Saison soon. That will probably be my next beer.
As I mentioned in SheppyBrew Roll-a-Style, I'd like to start knocking out some BJCP Styles that I have not brewed.
|Alpine Tundra IPA
Other than that, you'll just have to stay tuned to see what happens.
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