Archive for the ‘Cascade’ Category

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

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 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 35: Slay Our Demons Witbier

Recipe Type: All-Grain Yeast: WLP400 Yeast Starter: No (1 vial used) Batch Size (Gallons): 5.5 gallons Original Gravity: 1.048 Final Gravity: IBU: 17 Boiling Time (Minutes): 75 Color: 3.5 Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 5# Rahr 2row 4# Torrified Wheat 1#¬†Flaked Oats (Giant Quick Oats) 1oz Cascade Leafs 75min 0.3 oz Bitter Orange […]

Batch 33: Ploughshares to Swords

I just noticed that the name of this beer is consonant-heavy. Can a beer be consonant-heavy? Anyway, we are embarking on a quest into Saison territory!! (should I say terroir?) Inspired by a number of various recipes on, and given my current compliment of ingredients, I present to you (for camping consumption in the […]

Batch 29/30: RIS and Coffee (Chocolate? Vanilla?) Porter

Partigyle seems to be the word of the day! Brew day was Sunday, Jan 12. Brewing this recipe: and capping the mash for a small beer, because why not!? Gonna either let the small beer sit in secondary with vanilla or chocolate, or bottle with either a vanilla tea or coffee, to make some […]

Batch 27/28: Cascade Partigyle IIPA/Bitter

Brewed on Monday, December 30th, 2013 For this installment, I am testing my new heat sticks ( garnered from a few various posts on, and using my first ever order of bulk hops!!! I will be doing a partigyle IIPA/English Bitter, capping the Bitter with a few pounds of M-O. I am using Safale […]

Batch 20: Centennial Blonde

Joining us this week, we have Sarah’s brother Drew and our good friend Paul! We will be brewing a recipe that has gained great acclaim on one of my favorite homebrew web sites: This is a simple 4% blonde ale, which will a) go from grain to glass quickly, b) be an easy drinking […]

Batches 16-18: Fashionably Late, Double the Trouble (DIPA)

A year ago tomorrow, I started home brewing. Hells yeah, 16 batches!!! As the final brew of our California experience, and in homage to our amazing time here, I am going to brew an Imperial IPA. I’ve named it ‘fashionably late, double the trouble’ as it’s a double IPA characterized by late additions of some […]