Brews

#006: Scarborough Fair Saison

  • Beerstyle:Saison
  • Abv:7.2%
  • Brewdate:2013-02-08
  • Malts:Pale Ale malt (7ebc), Pilsner malt, Rye flakes, Wheat malt
  • Hops:Amarillo, Centennial, Citra
  • Yeasts:WY3711 French Saison
  • Ingredients:Parseley, Rosemary, Sage, Thyme

Getting ready for spring and summer! Amarillo hops for aroma, Citra dryhop.

Recipe: Scarborough Fair Saison/Saison du Buff

#005: Günther Schneider

  • Beerstyle:Kölsch
  • Abv:4.8%
  • Brewdate:2013-01-26
  • Malts:Pilsner malt, Wheat malt
  • Hops:Hallertau Hersbrucker, Spalt Select
  • Yeasts:Danstar Nottingham

I wanted to get more familiar with German beer styles, so brewing a Kölsch seemed to make sense. Hallertau Hersbrucker hops for aroma.

Recipe: Günther Schneider

#004: Winter Ale

  • Beerstyle:Winter Ale
  • Abv:8.0%
  • Brewdate:2013-01-02
  • Malts:Cara-crystal (30-60ebc), Pilsner malt, Rauch malt, Special-B (350ebc), Wheat malt
  • Hops:East Kent Goldings, Spalt Select, Styrian Goldings
  • Yeasts:WY3538 Leuven Pale Ale
  • Ingredients:Candy sugar, Oak Wood-chips (Whisky soaked), Salty Liquorice, Star anise

Jasper pitched me the idea for this recipe and i decided to brew it. Spalt Select and East Kent Goldings aroma hops.

Recipe: Winterbier

#003: Hoppin’ Gangnam Style

  • Beerstyle:Double IPA
  • Abv:6.8%
  • Brewdate:2012-12-03
  • Malts:Cara-crystal (30-60ebc), Light dried malt extract, Pilsner malt
  • Hops:Amarillo, Chinook, Columbus, Magnum, Willamette
  • Yeasts:WY1056 American Ale

My very first attempt at an IPA! Magnum and Columbus hops for bittering, Columbus and Willamette hops for aroma and dry-hopped with Columbus, Chinook (2x) and Amarillo.

Recipe: Hopfather Double IPA by Sam Calagione (Dogfish Head)

#002: Twisted ESB

  • Beerstyle:Extra Special Bitter (ESB), Style Deviant
  • Abv:4.3%
  • Brewdate:2012-11-24
  • Malts:Amber liquid malt extract, Cara-crystal (120ebc)
  • Hops:East Kent Goldings, Fuggles, Styrian Goldings
  • Yeasts:WY1968 London ESB Ale

The day before brewday i realized i had the wrong malt extract. Hence the twisted: it’s an ESB brewed with amber malt instead of pale malt. Styrian and East Kent Goldings aroma hops.

Recipe: Based on Jake’s ESB (brewingTV)

#001: Brown Bootstrap

  • Beerstyle:American Brown Ale
  • Abv:7.8%
  • Brewdate:2012-10-29
  • Malts:Amber liquid malt extract, Cara-crystal (120ebc)
  • Hops:Brewers Gold, Styrian Goldings
  • Yeasts:WY1272 American Ale II
  • Ingredients:Candy sugar, Cane sugar, Maple sirup

First brew! Brewers Gold and Styrian Goldings aroma hops.

Recipe: Brown Ale by Sam Calagione (Dogfish Head)

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