Big Monster Brewing – Messing with that Amber Ale again

The 2023 Florida State Competition circuit is nearly complete, and I have a bit more brewing to do before it all ends.

This time, I’m brewing a tried and true style that is not only a crowd-pleaser but is one of my favorite styles to brew and drink.

American Amber Ale is the style for this brew, and it’s a malt-forward beer with enough hop character to give this style a broad interpretation and look of fun to experiment with. 

There’s one more competition this season, and I want to help my club capture the state championship. I tinker with my Amber Ale recipe yet again to help accomplish this. Did it work? We’ll find out soon!

Post-brew details: Since this recording, I’ve named this beer “Red Wolf Astronaut” and created an AI-generated label with Adobe Firefly and Photoshop. You can see that label and all the other labels for Big Monster Beers on the Label Gallery page.

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In 2016 Matt from NEOZAZ.com finally began to pursue a hobby he wanted to take up for decades – home brewing. This series is an audio journal and recap of each attempt at creating a unique beer from planning, brewing, kegging and tasting. There’s a lot of up and downs and some unexpected surprises throughout this learning path, but inevitably Matt always learns something new each episode. Grab and beer and check out this unique take on this fantastic hobby!

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