Archive for the ‘White Wheat’ Category

Batch 60: 90th Birthday Blonde Ale

Recipe Type: All Grain Yeast: WLP090 San Diego Super Yeast Starter: 1 yeast cake from batch #59 Batch Size (Gallons): 5.5 Original Gravity: 1.050 Final Gravity: 1.0 IBU: 17 Boiling Time (Minutes): 90 Color: 2.5 Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): room temp 8 days, then keg, cold crash & carb Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 7# German Pilsen 2.5# […]

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 22: Holly Ale Redux

This past week, Dan and Drew were  complete heroes in caring for Zachary as we welcomed the arrival of Lillian. Thank you for your awesomeness. While Drew was here, he helped me brew another batch of the celebrated Holly Ale, explored in Batch 7 and Batch 10, and originating with jmo88 on This […]

Batches 13/14: Partigyle – Imperial IPA and a Porter

I’ve been reading about Partigyle brewing and I want to give it a shot. I’m brewing 2.5 gallons of an Imperial IPA, then 5 gallons of a Porter. I planned the grain bill for a 7.5 gallon, 1.060 FG beer, with the understanding that this would give me a <strong OG> 2.5 gallon first running, […]

Batch 10: Belgian Holly Ale/Winter Warmer

Doing a second batch of jmo88’s holly ale from This time, I’m going to use a belgian yeast (WLP530), and I’m using the original grain bill proposed (instead of doing an extract batch), with slightly different quantities (probably negligible) due to the portions that my LHBS sells in: 13# pale 2-row 0.5# crystal 60 […]

Batch 7: Holly Ale/Winter Warmer

At the behest of Sarah, and certainly not begrudgingly, this batch is a winter warmer 🙂 Sarah asked for orange, ginger, cinnamon, and vanilla, and I happened upon this recipe: Just in case that post or the site ever goes away, here’s the recipe (with minor changes that I made): Recipe Type: Partial Mash (the […]