Archive for the ‘CTZ’ Category

Batch 77: Harvest Amber Ale

The next in a series of pumpkin ales for the season, inspired by the impeccable Nepenthe Amber Ale recipe (adapted earlier this year to include MO as the base malt), and riding on the heels of the Pumpkin Dubbel that placed 3rd in the professional panel of the homebrew comp for the 2016 Baltimore Craft […]

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 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 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 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 56: Bucket Bottom Stout

Just what I had at the bottom of the grain buckets ūüôā 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 […]