Archive for the ‘Maris Otter’ Category

Batch 72: Imperial Stout

This beer was destined to be a partigyle … but ended up just being a bitchin beer 🙂 Recipe Type: All Grain Yeast: S-05 Yeast Starter: Yeast cake from Batch #70 Batch Size (Gallons): 12 Original Gravity: 1.084 Final Gravity:  IBU: ~40? Boiling Time (Minutes): 60 Color: ~45? Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & […]

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 70: Glitter Barleywine

So many thanks to Tom and Drew for the assistance with this brew 🙂 The day began with a disappointment, when the new heat sticks tripped the breaker. We moved outside into the COLD, and lost a lot of heat in the mash. In addition, we couldn’t fit all 36# of grain that were planned […]

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 61: Pumpkin Dubbel 2016!

To be entered into the homebrew competition for the 2016 Baltimore Craft Beer Festival 🙂 Recipe Type: All-Grain Yeast: WLP500 Yeast Starter: 1L and 0.5L starters from two separate pure pitch packs Batch Size (Gallons): 10.5 gallons Original Gravity: 1.075 (+0.064 w/ D90 ≈ 1.081) Final Gravity: IBU: ~25 Boiling Time (Minutes): 75 Color: Primary […]

Batch 56: Bucket Bottom Stout

Just what I had at the bottom of the grain buckets 🙂 Recipe Type: All Grain Yeast: WLP004 Irish Ale Yeast Yeast Starter: No Batch Size (Gallons): 5.5 Original Gravity: 1.058 Final Gravity: 1.016 IBU: 43 Boiling Time (Minutes): 60 Color: 35 Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): room temp 14 days Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): […]

Batch 55: Little Foot Session IPA

Recipe Type: All Grain Yeast: WLP001 in 3.5 gal, 1pk Nottingham in 3.5 gal Yeast Starter: No Batch Size (Gallons): 7 (8.5 gallon boil) Original Gravity: 1.044 Final Gravity: IBU: 43 Boiling Time (Minutes): 60 Color: 4 SRM Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 5# 2-row 5# Maris Otter 1# Torrified Wheat 0.5oz Citra […]

Batch 53: Stout!

Recipe Type: All Grain Yeast: WLP001 Yeast Starter: Yeast Cake from Batch 52 Batch Size (Gallons): 7 (7 gallon boil, 2 gal wort added mid-boil) Original Gravity: 1.049 Final Gravity: 1.070 IBU: 32 Boiling Time (Minutes): 90 Color: Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 7# 2-row 7# Maris Otter 2# Pale Chocolate […]

Batch 50: Zeus IPA

Recipe Type: All Grain Yeast: WLP001 Yeast Starter: .75L starter from 1L starter of DME and one vial of WLP001 Batch Size (Gallons): 7.5 Original Gravity: 1.065 Final Gravity: IBU: ?56 Boiling Time (Minutes): 60 Color: 11 Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 12# Maris Otter 4# German Pilsner 1.5# Rye 12oz C120 12oz Torrified […]