Archive for the ‘Saaz’ Category

Batch 41: Pixelated Pumpkin Ale

The original recipe was scaled up to do 7.5 gallons, but I am pretty sure I yielded closer to 8. Recipe Type: All-Grain Yeast: WLP001 / S-04 Yeast Starter: No (1 vial and 1 packet used) Batch Size (Gallons): 8 gallons Original Gravity: 1.062 Final Gravity: IBU: 17 Boiling Time (Minutes): 60 Color:  22 Primary […]

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 12: Mad Elf Clone

In an ode to one of our favorite winter seasonals, and in acknowledgement of the fact that Tröegs hasn’t made it to the west coast yet, I’m attempting a clone of the infamous Mad Elf. It has Tröegenator (doppelbock) as it’s base, using belgian ale yeast instead of lager, and with cherries in the secondary. […]

Batch 9: Dogfish Pumpkin Clone

variation on this recipe: brewed Saturday 9/1/2012 carmelized canned pumpkin – spread into a baking pan, cooked at 350* for 1 hour SG (first 2.5 gallons): 1.059 (corrected from 1.042 at 148*) SG (second 1.5 gallons): 1.044 (corrected from 1.026 at 150*) OG: 1.071 !? (after cooling, measured before pitching yeast, suspecting it’s artifically high […]