Archive for the ‘Nugget’ Category

Batch 76: Stephanie’s India Pale Ale

The name of the game today is: make beer. We have pale male, some C120, some rye, and some hops so … I think we’re gonna make an IPA ūüôā Adding dextrose at the end of the boil to augment the ABV and dry it out a little more Recipe Type:¬†All Grain Yeast:¬†Nottingham Yeast Starter:¬†0.5L […]

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 63: Inauguration Ale

This beer is being brewed to drink on the night of the inauguration of our 45th president. A number of friends are gathering to move to DC the following day for a march, and I asked everyone what kind of beer I should brew for the occasion. Top contenders were La Fin du Monde (though […]

Batch 62: Extra Special Bitter

Recipe Type:¬†All Grain Yeast:¬†Nottingham Yeast Starter:¬†1L starter from 1 packet Batch Size (Gallons):¬†10 Original Gravity: 1.059 Final Gravity:¬†1.012 IBU: ~50? Boiling Time (Minutes):¬†~75 Color: ~12-17 SRM? Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): ?16# Maris Otter (18# intended) 2# C60 2.5oz Nugget 60min Fresh hops: 1/2 of a […]

Posted September 19, 2016 by fbarrett in Crystal 60L, CTZ, ESB, Maris Otter, Nottingham, Nugget

Batch 59: NDWSHE Wheat Wine

16# German Wheat Malt 14# German Pilsner 1# C60 2oz Nugget FWH 1 whirlfloc 90 minute boil 8 gal recovered yeast cake from one carboy from batch 58 (WLP090)   The taste upon racking to secondary was divine. The final product was estery, bitter, and a product of some very, very unhappy yeast. Need to […]

Batch 58: Ceci ne hop

Recipe Type:¬†All Grain Yeast:¬†WLP090¬†San Diego Super Yeast Starter:¬†1.5L (split between two carboys) Batch Size (Gallons):¬†10 Original Gravity: 1.060 Final Gravity: IBU: 44 Boiling Time (Minutes):¬†120 Color: 6.5 Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp):¬†room temp 14 days Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 15# German Pilsen 5# German Wheat Malt 1# C60 2oz Nugget¬†‚Äď […]

Batch 57: JungleDrew Dunkelweizen

Shout out to Drew for helping me Brew ūüôā the kids have dubbed him “JungleDrew”, and so goes his namesake beer. Recipe Type:¬†All Grain Yeast:¬†WLP300¬†Hefeweizen Ale Yeast Yeast Starter:¬†1L Batch Size (Gallons):¬†5.5 Original Gravity: 1.054 Final Gravity:¬†1.010 IBU:¬†22 Boiling Time (Minutes):¬†60 Color:¬†20 Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp):¬†room temp 14 days Secondary Fermentation (# […]

Batch 5: Pale Nugget SMaSH

So, this technically isn’t quite a SMaSH (Single Malt and Single Hop), as I’m using both 2-row and crystal 60. However, it is my FIRST ALL GRAIN BATCH! Yes kids, daddy has taken his first step onto the field. After reading a ton on BIAB (brew in a bag, a method of no-sparge all grain […]