Archive for the ‘Pale Chocolate’ Category

Batch 77: Harvest Amber Ale

The next in a series of pumpkin ales for the season, inspired by the impeccable Nepenthe Amber Ale recipe (adapted earlier this year to include MO as the base malt), and riding on the heels of the Pumpkin Dubbel that placed 3rd in the professional panel of the homebrew comp for the 2016 Baltimore Craft […]

Batch 71: Nepenthe Amber

So, for batch 70, I kindof … planned too large a grain bill for my mash tun. Aaaaaand … maybe we crushed a little too much grain for the plan. PSA: don’t measure and crush grain when you’ve been drinking heavily on St. Patrick’s day. We tried to fit as much as we could in […]

Batch 56: Bucket Bottom Stout

Just what I had at the bottom of the grain buckets 🙂 Recipe Type: All Grain Yeast: WLP004 Irish Ale Yeast Yeast Starter: No Batch Size (Gallons): 5.5 Original Gravity: 1.058 Final Gravity: 1.016 IBU: 43 Boiling Time (Minutes): 60 Color: 35 Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): room temp 14 days Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): […]

Batch 53: Stout!

Recipe Type: All Grain Yeast: WLP001 Yeast Starter: Yeast Cake from Batch 52 Batch Size (Gallons): 7 (7 gallon boil, 2 gal wort added mid-boil) Original Gravity: 1.049 Final Gravity: 1.070 IBU: 32 Boiling Time (Minutes): 90 Color: Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 7# 2-row 7# Maris Otter 2# Pale Chocolate […]

Batch 44: Sarah’s Good Morning Breakfast Stout

8# German Pils 1# Pale Chocolate 1# Roasted Barley 1# Oats 8oz C120 4oz OS Wheat FWH 1oz Northern Brewer (stated 9.1%, probably lower due to age) 15min 1oz Northern Brewer 1.036 at 120* 1 # oats in 1 gallon water starting at *110 for at least 20 minutes (beta-glucan rest) 3tsp Gypsum total in […]

Batch 36: Holly Ale 2014

a 0.5L starter of WLP001, saved from a prev batch (#34) brewed and saved for 1 week in the fridge in a pint mason jar 12# 12oz 2-row 8oz C60 8oz CaraAroma 8oz Pale Chocolate 4oz Torrified Wheat 0.5oz CTZ (17.5% listed) 60 min 0.25oz CTZ 30 min 0.25oz CTZ 10 min 1# Clover honey (from […]

Batch 34: Skip in the Dark CDA

Sarah has had a request on deck for quite a while: Cascadian Dark Ale (CDA, aka Black IPA) 🙂 Inspired somewhat by Hop in the Dark, as well as a few recipes on HBT, and given what’s on-hand at home and at Nepenthe, I cobbled this together. Recipe Type: All-Grain Yeast: WLP001 Yeast Starter: two pint jars of trub from […]