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Frontier Fiesta Beer?

Posted by Jeff on February 9, 2010

One of the biggest events at UH in the Spring, Frontier Fiesta, is fast approaching.  I brought a few kegs of homebrew a few years back that everyone LOVED.  Which is great, but now every Fiesta I get requests for homebrew from everyone.  Every year I say I’ll brew some next year… well, maybe this year I live up to it.  So… what to brew?

Fiesta is March 25-27.  I’ll probably only bring homebrew out on Saturday, 3/27, so that gives me approximately 6 weeks as of this Saturday to get something brewed, fermented, aged and carbonated.

So, here are some options:

  •  Wheat beer – I can do a traditional hefe or a Blue Moon style wheat.
  • Amber Ale – Simple and easy
  • Chili Beer – Would go GREAT with the BBQ… not sure what base beer would be, though
  • Scottish Ale – Easy to drink 
  • Pale Ale – A nice classic, although not sure how the hops will go over
  • IPA – See above
  • ESB – A nice style, although not everyone appreciates a British beer

So those are a few options.  I think I’ll definitely do a wheat, just because they are crowd pleasers.  

I’ll update as soon as I decide.  In the meantime, feel free to offer suggestions via comments.



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