Archive for September 2013

Batch 23: Willamette/Maris Otter SMaSH

Recipe Type: All-Grain Yeast: Safale-04 Yeast Starter: No (1 packets of Safale-04 used) Batch Size (Gallons): 2.5 Original Gravity: 1.057 Final Gravity: 1.007 IBU: 45 Boiling Time (Minutes): 60 Color: 7 Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 10 days at ~74* F 6# Maris Otter 1oz Willamette for 60 minutes 1 oz Willamette for 15 minutes 1 whirlfloc tab for 15 minutes […]

Posted September 22, 2013 by fbarrett in Maris Otter, Pale Ale, Williamette

Batch 22: Holly Ale Redux

This past week, Dan and Drew were  complete heroes in caring for Zachary as we welcomed the arrival of Lillian. Thank you for your awesomeness. While Drew was here, he helped me brew another batch of the celebrated Holly Ale, explored in Batch 7 and Batch 10, and originating with jmo88 on This […]

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 […]