Archive for the ‘2-row’ Category

Batch 81: Ryan’s IPA

For the past few years, folks at the BPRU have organized a charity auction. Nothing too huge or outlandish, but we’ve raised a fair penny each year for a good cause. Last year and this year, I offered a case of home-brewed beer, brewed to order, and this year the prize was won by my […]

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 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 72: Imperial Stout

This beer was destined to be a partigyle … but ended up just being a bitchin beer ūüôā Recipe Type:¬†All Grain Yeast:¬†S-05 Yeast Starter:¬†Yeast cake from Batch #70 Batch Size (Gallons):¬†10 Original Gravity:¬†1.094 Final Gravity:¬†1.013 IBU:¬†~55? Boiling Time (Minutes):¬†60 Color: ~40? Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): […]

Batch 69: Oriander Pale Ale

It took a lot of restraint to not come up with a more salacious name for this beer. EDIT after tasting it (3/23), I’m starting to think of something like “easier than a presidential fitness test” b/c it is Easy Drinking. Recipe Type:¬†All Grain Yeast:¬†Nottingham (1 packets) Yeast Starter:¬†none Batch Size (Gallons):¬†intended 6 Original Gravity:¬†1.051 […]

Batch 68: Yankee IPA

IPA brewed after a long hiatus and a number of equipment upgrades, including the capability of fly sparging, purchase of a plate chiller, and addition of a chilling coil in the conical fermenter. Oh, and I have pumps. 2 pumps. An I’m Gonna Use’em. This was originally planned as a NEIPA, however I didn’t have […]

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 65: Ben’s Wedding Ale

Insert thoughtful introduction acknowledging Ben & Olga’s wedding and the honor of brewing their beer ūüôā Recipe Type:¬†All Grain Yeast:¬†Notty (1.5 packets) Yeast Starter:¬†no starter, just 1.5¬†packets 🙂 Batch Size (Gallons):¬†intended 5.5, collected ? Original Gravity:¬†1.072 Final Gravity:¬† IBU: ? Boiling Time (Minutes):¬†60 Color: ? Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp):¬†62* to start Secondary […]

Batch 66: Olga’s Wedding Wheat

Insert thoughtful statement regarding the beautiful help that Olga provided to us today, the lots of beer that were brewed, and the honor of providing libation for her and Ben’s wedding reception ūüôā Recipe Type:¬†All Grain Yeast:¬†Safbrew WB-06¬†(1.5 packets) Yeast Starter:¬†no starter, just 1.5¬†packets 🙂 Batch Size (Gallons):¬†intended 5.5, collected ? Original Gravity:¬†1.061 Final Gravity:¬† […]

Posted May 21, 2017 by fbarrett in 2-row, Cascade, German Wheat, Rye, Safale WB-06, Wheat Beer