Saturday, February 18, 2017

Belgianish IPA

Name: Belgianish IPA

Brew Date: 2/18/2017
Bottle Date: 3/19/2017

Specialty Grains:
1 lb Briess Caramel 60L

Extracts:
6 lbs Maillard Malts Pilsen LME
3.3 lbs Briess CBW Sparkling Amber LME

Hops:
1 oz Warrior at 60 minutes
1 oz Chinook at 60 minutes
3 oz Centennial continous 20-5 minutes

Yeast:
Safbrew T-58 dry yeast

Priming Sugar:
3/4 cup corn sugar

OG: 1.062
FG: 1.020
ABV: 5.51%

Notes:

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Pumpkin Cinnamon Oatmeal Stout

Name: Pumpkin Cinnamon Oatmeal Stout

Brew Date: 9/13/15
Bottle Date: 10/8/15

Specialty Grains:
1 lb Flaked Oats
1 lb Simpson's Chocolate Malt
.5 lb 40L
.5 lb 60L

1 Sugar Pumpkin (cubed and roasted) at 45 minutes

Extracts:
3.3 lbs Briess CBW Pilsen Light LME
3.3 lbs Briess CBW Traditional Dark LME

Hops:
.5 oz UK East Kent Golding at 60 minutes
.5 oz UK Challenger at 60 minutes
.5 oz UK East Kent Golding at 5-15 minutes
.5 oz UK Challenger at 5-15 minutes

Spices:
1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 cinnamon stick

Yeast:
WLP004 Irish Ale Yeast

OG: 1.059
FG: 1.020
ABV: 5.12%

Notes:

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Nelson Saison

Name: Nelson Saison

Brew Date: 9/2/15
Bottle Date: 9/21/15

Specialty Grains:
1 lb Briess Caramel 80

Extracts:
6 lbs Briess Golden Light DME

Hops:
.5 oz UK Fuggle at 60 min
.5 oz German Tettnang at 60 minutes
.33 oz Nelson Sauvin at 50 min
.33 oz Nelson Sauvin at 15 min
.5 oz UK Fuggle at 10-5 minutes
.5 oz German Tettnang at 10-15 minutes
.33 oz Nelson Sauvin at 5 min

Yeast:
WLP568 Belgian Saison Yeast Blend

OG: 1.061
FG: 1.005
ABV: 7.35%

Notes:
9/12/15: Very quick fermentation and little visible activity after only a couple days. 1.005 on 9/12/15, 1.005 still on 9/21/15.  Tasted amazing already with the typical saison spicy notes and banana and clove with a touch of nelson.

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Ryebbey 2

Name: Ryebbey 2

More Rye, More Wheat

Brew Date: 1/31/15
Bottle Date: 5/2/15

Specialty Grains:
1 lb Briess Caramel 80
14 oz Chocolate Rye

Extracts:
6 lbs Rye malt syrup
3 lbs CBW Bavarian Wheat DME

Hops:
1 oz UK Challenger at 60 min
1 oz German Tettnang, 2/3 at 60 minutes, 1/3 at 40 minutes
1 oz Willamette, 1/3 at 60 min, 2/3 at 15 minutes
1 oz Sterling, continuous 20 min - 0 minutes

Yeast:
WL Abbey Ale Yeast (w Starter)

OG: 1.073
FG: 1.014
ABV: 7.74%

Notes:  Ryebbey the original was definitely the better beer.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Sorachi Wheat

Sorachi Wheat

Brew Date: 12/12/14
Bottle Date: 1/24/15

**1 gal batch**
Extracts:
~1.33 lbs Briess Wheat DME

Hops:
.5 oz Columbus at 60 min
1 oz Sorachi Ace at 15-0 min continuous

Yeast:
Safale s-04 Ale Yeast

OG: 1.055
FG: ???? (spilled test cylinder)
ABV: ???? (probably 5-6%)

Tasted like shit, fail brew.