Archive for the ‘WLP004 (Irish Ale)’ Category

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 27/28: Cascade Partigyle IIPA/Bitter

Brewed on Monday, December 30th, 2013 For this installment, I am testing my new heat sticks (http://www.cedarcreeknetworks.com/heatstick.htm garnered from a few various posts on hbt.com), and using my first ever order of bulk hops!!! I will be doing a partigyle IIPA/English Bitter, capping the Bitter with a few pounds of M-O. I am using Safale […]

Batch 25: Dark Forest (Porter? Brown Ale?)

I wanted to make this in the style of a Baltic Porter … but it came out a bit too light (might not even count as a porter, maybe rather a brown ale), and a Baltic Porter is traditionally a lager (I’m not lagering yet), so let’s just call this Beer. My original recipe had […]

Batch 19: Holiday Olde Ale

My good friend and esteemed beer geek Ben has joined me today for the inaugural brew of the Aiki Brewing Company. We will brew an English Strong Ale, in time to age properly for the end of the year. This is being brewed for the 2013 meeting of the Cliver Family Annual Non-Denominational Winter Solstice […]

Batch 3: Irish Red Ale

I found this recipe (http://hopville.com/recipe/1132437/irish-red-ale-recipes/shaun-of-the-red-byo) and I brought it to the new Black Dragon Homebrew Shop (www.blackdragonbrew.com) to get it filled out. I met Jason and Heather, who were super nice and helpful (even offering a taste of Jason’s Fog, a California Common they’ve brewed). Jason signed off on the recipe and showed me to […]