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Batch 2: Nut Brown Ale

Short story, I was able to get the wort down to ~120 after stirring and a few minutes in an ice bath in the sink. I then aerated it by pouring back and forth 5 times between the brew kettle and a sterilized bucket (used for bottling the previous day, soaked overnight in StarSan solution). […]

Batch 1: Brown Porter

We started our homebrewing adventure with a Brown Porter ingredient kit from All tools were cleaned and sanitized using StarSan beforehand. I began with 3 gallons of water in our 3.5 gallon stock pot. I placed three separate cheesecloth bags of grain (Chocolate, English, and Crystal Malts) in the pot and applied heat to […]