Archive for the ‘Nugget’ Category

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 – […]

Batch 57: JungleDrew Dunkelweizen

Shout out to Drew for helping me Brew 🙂 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 […]