Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Double Down IPA

Double Down IPA

Brew Date: 4/30/14
Bottle Date: 6/7/14

Extracts:

3.3 lbs Briess Munich LME
4 lbs Briess PIlsen Light DME
.75 lbs Briess Golden Light DME

Hops:
3 oz Nugget continuous at 90-5 minutes 1/2
3 oz Chinook continuous at 45-5 minutes

Yeast:
WL California Ale Yeast (w/ starter)

OG: 1.076
FG: 1.017
ABV: 7.74%

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Ryebbey

Name: Ryebbey

Brew Date: 3/29/14
Bottle Date: 4/26/14

Extracts:

3.3 lbs Munich LME
3.3 lbs Rye malt syrup
1 lb CBW Bavarian Wheat DME
1 lb CBW Golden Light DME

Specialty Grains:
.5 lb Briess Caramel 80
4 oz Chocolate Rye

Hops:
1 oz Sterling (Alpha 7.0% Beta 5.0%), 1/2 at 60 minutes 1/2 at 30 minutes
1 oz German Tettnang (Alpha 3.9% Beta 5.0%) at 40 minutes
1 oz Willamette (Alpha 5.3% Beta 3.7%) at 15 minutes

Yeast:
WL Abbey Ale Yeast

OG: 1.068
FG: 1.020
ABV: 6.3%

Notes:
Originally named Munchenroggen inspired by munich malts and bavarian wheat with a lot of rye, but renamed Ryebbey upon taste because she's all about the abbey ale yeast but with a great rye flavor.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Florida Christmas Ale

Name: Florida Christmas Ale

Brew Date: 10/17/11
Bottle Date: 11/9/11

Extracts:

6.6 lbs Light LME
1 lb Golden DME
1 lb Corn Sugar

Specialty Grains:
12 oz Caramel 80L
4 oz Chocolate
4 oz Black Patent
4 oz Chocolate Rye

Hops:
1 oz Brewers Gold AA 9.4% at 60 minutes
1 oz Willamette AA 6.0% at 15 minutes

Flavoring:
1 oz Sweet Orange Peel
1 Tsp Cinnamon
1 Tsp Cardamom Seed
1/2 Tsp Ginger

Yeast:
Danstar Nottingham Ale Yeast

OG: 1.070
FG: 1.020
ABV: 6.56%

ABV: [ ]

Friday, January 28, 2011

Williamsburg Wit

Name: Williamsburg Wit

Brew Date: 1/28/11
Bottle Date: 4/7/11

Extracts:
6 lbs Briess Bavarian Wheat DME

Hops:
.5 oz Hallertau Pellet Hops AA 3.9% at 60 minutes
.5 oz Hallertau Pellet Hops AA 3.9% at 15 minutes

Flavoring:
zest from 1 small orange at 5 minutes
1 hefty tablespoon of Coriander at 2 minutes

Yeast:
White Labs Belgian Wit Yeast WLP400

OG: 1.062
FG: 1.015

ABV:6.17%

Monday, November 15, 2010

Wildwood Warmer Ale

Name: Wildwood Warmer Ale

Brew Date: 11/14/10
Bottle Date: 1/6/11
Extracts:
9.45 lbs Gold Malt syrup

Specialty Grains:
0.75 lbs Simpson Crystal
0.5 lbs Briess Organic Munich
0.33 lbs Chocolate Rye
0.25 lbs Simpson Chocolate

Other Fermentables:
1 lb Dark Belgian Candi Sugar at 15 minutes

Hops:
2 oz Willamette Pellet Hops AA 4.7% at 60 minutes
1 oz Centennial Pellet Hops AA 9.2% at 60 minutes
1 oz Willamette Pellet Hops AA 4.7% at 10 minutes
1 oz Centennial Pellet Hops AA 9.2% at 10 minutes

Yeast:
White Labs Belgian Strong Ale Yeast

OG: 1.077
FG: 1.012

ABV: 8.53%

Tasting Notes: Definitely has a lot of alcohol flavor, although I'm interested to see if it mellows out over the coming months. Other than that, it's a great beer that's full of flavor!