Archive for the ‘Rye’ Category

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 🙂 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 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 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 […]

Batch 49: Barrett’s Barleywine

Recipe Type: All Grain Yeast: WLP090 Yeast Starter: .75L starter from 1L starter of DME and one vial of WLP090 Batch Size (Gallons): 5.5 Original Gravity: 1.08 Final Gravity: 1.008 (est 10.1% ABV) IBU: ?60 Boiling Time (Minutes): 90 Color: 17L Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 34 days/60-70º Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): n/a 15# Maris […]

Batch 45: New Year’s IPA

Recipe Type: All-Grain Yeast: WLP862 Yeast Starter: No (1 vial used) Batch Size (Gallons): 5.5 gallons Original Gravity: ? 1.056 ? Final Gravity: 1.007 (6.43% est. ABV) IBU: 50? Boiling Time (Minutes): 60 Color:  7 Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 7.5# Munton’s Pearl 3.5# German Pils 1# Rye 0.5# C60 0.5# Torrified Wheat […]

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 21: ‘Muirca!! (by Slotterbrew)

I had the pleasure of brewing with my brothers-in-law Drew and Dan in the pleasant town of Thornhurst, on August 11th. They are quite interested in the notion of homebrewing, and after Drew participated in Batch 20, he felt empowered and compelled to follow up with some more experimentation! They will name their line of […]