Archive for the ‘Victory’ Category

Batch 21: ‘Muirca!! (by Slotterbrew)

I had the pleasure of brewing with my brothers-in-law Drew and Dan in the pleasant town of Thornhurst, on August 11th. They are quite interested in the notion of homebrewing, and after Drew participated in Batch 20, he felt empowered and compelled to follow up with some more experimentation! They will name their line of […]

Batches 13/14: Partigyle – Imperial IPA and a Porter

I’ve been reading about Partigyle brewing and I want to give it a shot. I’m brewing 2.5 gallons of an Imperial IPA, then 5 gallons of a Porter. I planned the grain bill for a 7.5 gallon, 1.060 FG beer, with the understanding that this would give me a <strong OG> 2.5 gallon first running, […]

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). […]