Archive for the ‘Crystal 40L’ Category

Batch 75: Small Pale Ale

Pale ale made from the leftovers of Batches 73/74. Recipe Type: All Grain Yeast: S-04 Yeast Starter: None (one packet pitched) Batch Size (Gallons): 5 Original Gravity: 1.062 Final Gravity: 1.008 (on 7/4/18) IBU: 24? Boiling Time (Minutes): 60 Color: ~6.6? Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 8# 2-row 14.5oz Carapils 12oz C40 0.5 oz Cascade […]

Posted July 1, 2018 by fbarrett in 2-row, Carapils, Cascade, Crystal 40L, Pale Ale, Safale S-04

Batch 73/74: Pliny Two Ways

The experiment today: brew a Pliny Clone with a handful of hop substitutions, and split the batch between a standard fermentation (Batch 73, one carboy with San Diego Super/WLP090) and one as a NEIPA (Batch 74, in a carboy with London Fog Ale Yeast/WLP066). Based on the following Pliny recipe: Russian River Pliny the Elder […]

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 67: Harford Porter

Straight-up porter, as the first beer brewed in my baesment. Recipe Type: All Grain Yeast: WLP001 (2 pure pitch packets) Yeast Starter: none Batch Size (Gallons): intended 10, collected 9.5 Original Gravity: ?? Final Gravity: ?? IBU: ?27? ?33 Boiling Time (Minutes): 75 Color: ~25? Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 18# 2-row 1# […]

Posted September 5, 2017 by fbarrett in 2-row, Biscuit, Black Patent, Cascade, Chocolate, Crystal 40L, Nugget

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 […]