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Title: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 31 - 2010 Jan 6
Post by: dbeechum on December 30, 2009, 05:23:10 pm
Bing!

What's on the brewery decks folks?
Title: Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 31 - 2010 Jan 6
Post by: tygo on December 30, 2009, 05:58:15 pm
Alright, I've been waiting for this one.

January 2nd - Belgian Strong Golden Ale and on January 5th a Dry Irish Stout.  Presuming that nothing important is frozen solid.  Both 5 gallon batches.
Title: Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 31 - 2010 Jan 6
Post by: majorvices on December 30, 2009, 07:06:27 pm
English Special Bitter with WLP002 and possibly a lager with S-189 (depending when my yeast order arrives.)
Title: Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 31 - 2010 Jan 6
Post by: bluesman on December 30, 2009, 07:37:22 pm
English Special Bitter with WLP002 and possibly a lager with S-189 (depending when my yeast order arrives.)

+1

Using WLP002, Northern Brewer and/or EKG, but I'm not quite sure about the grain bill at this moment.
Title: Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 31 - 2010 Jan 6
Post by: redbeerman on December 30, 2009, 08:18:34 pm
My first ten gallon batch based on my house Special Bitter recipe

Lantern Yard Premium Bitter II
Special/Best/Premium Bitter

 
Type: All Grain
Date: 1/9/2010
Batch Size: 10.50 gal
Brewer: Jim Rosenkranz
Boil Size: 12.00 gal Asst Brewer: 
Boil Time: 60 min  Equipment: Brew Pot (15 Gal) and Igloo/Gott Cooler (10 Gal) for 5 gallon batch 
Brewhouse Efficiency: 73.00
 
Ingredients
 
Amount Item Type % or IBU
14.00 lb Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM) Grain 76.48 %
2.00 lb Munich Malt (9.0 SRM) Grain 10.93 %
1.80 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 80L (80.0 SRM) Grain 9.83 %
0.50 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt -120L (120.0 SRM) Grain 2.76 %
1.00 oz Northern Brewer [8.50 %] (60 min) Hops 14.5 IBU
1.00 oz Fuggles [4.50 %] (60 min) Hops 6.9 IBU
2.50 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00 %] (15 min) Hops 10.6 IBU
1.00 items Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 15.0 min) Misc 
WLP002 Slurry
 
Title: Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 31 - 2010 Jan 6
Post by: Thirsty_Monk on December 30, 2009, 11:46:25 pm
Sunday I will be brewing Munich Helles with WY2124.
Title: Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 31 - 2010 Jan 6
Post by: dannyj621 on December 31, 2009, 02:12:46 am
i actually just got into brewing.  A buddy of mine has been doing it for a few years but lost all his equipment so i got a kit for christmas and we just started our first brew today a black and blue light ale should be pretty good.  Im rather excited for it.
Title: Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 31 - 2010 Jan 6
Post by: geo1267 on December 31, 2009, 02:59:55 am
This is the recipe I came up with for my Hoppy New Year IPA. I am going to use approx half of the WLP002 British Ale yeast cake from my last batch bottled on Sunday.

Stats
OG   1.074
FG   1.019
IBU   86
ABV   7.1 %
SRM   8
   
Specifics
Boil Volume    3 gallons
Batch Size    5 gallons

Fermentables
3.00    Amber Dry Malt Extract
6.60    Light Malt Extract Syrup
0.50    American Crystal 20L
0.50    CaraPils
    
Hops
1.00 oz Magnum Pellet 14.5 AAU 60min
1.00 oz Centennial   Pellet 8.7 AAU 20min
1.00 oz Centennial   Pellet 8.7 AAU 5min
1.00 oz Amarillo Pellet Dry hop
Title: Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 31 - 2010 Jan 6
Post by: timo on January 01, 2010, 04:49:59 am
I'll be brewing with Mr Bonjour tomorrow. I have ten pounds of various hops to choose from and 22 lb of brewers two row....plus one of the guys has a few pounds of wheat malt.

Sounds like this for 10Gal:

22Lb of two row pale ale
2Lb wheat malt
2.8 Oz of Horizon to bitter
2.4Oz of Cascade to finish

Not much in the way of sweetness, maybe some body and head, pretty light in color....I'll mash high and boil longer and maybe just hopblast the Horizons with a few minutes left and dry hop with the cascades. Should be right around 15P. Sounds like fun.

Cheers and beers !!!!!!!!

TimO
Title: Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 31 - 2010 Jan 6
Post by: corkybstewart on January 01, 2010, 03:40:29 pm
10 gallons of Happy Wife Pale Ale to finish out a trilogy on a Nottingham yeast cake.  And I'll be brewing with my daughter's boyfriend, he's done a few extract batches and wants to go all grain.
Simple recipe
10 gallons, all grain
20 pounds 2-row pale, toast 2 pounds at 350F for 15 minutes
2 pounds Carapils or wheat
Mash at 152
2 oz Mt. Hood  60 minutes
2 oz E. Kent Goldings, 1 oz hallertau for 20 minutes

Scratched this idea, now it's a porter.  5 gallons gets coffee, 5 gallons gets vanilla beans.
Title: Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 31 - 2010 Jan 6
Post by: hopfenundmalz on January 01, 2010, 08:42:54 pm
Some obscure thing called Denny Conn's RYE IPA.  With a big slurry of Wyeast 1450.
Title: Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 31 - 2010 Jan 6
Post by: tygo on January 02, 2010, 04:03:37 pm
Mashed in on the Belgian Strong Golden Ale.
Title: Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 31 - 2010 Jan 6
Post by: dzlater on January 03, 2010, 12:51:35 pm
I brewed a Porter and kegged a pale ale.
Title: Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 31 - 2010 Jan 6
Post by: bruck on January 03, 2010, 04:51:55 pm
Been on vacation this week. I have brewed an IPA, an ESB (also with WL002) and am brewing a Brown Ale as I type. Waiting for the mash to finish up so I can start filling the keggle. My friends blew through my reserves this week so I have to build the stock back up again so I can face the new year!
Title: Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 31 - 2010 Jan 6
Post by: 1vertical on January 03, 2010, 07:16:02 pm
I am mashed in at 151*f on a 5 gallon batch of Pilsner/Lager...with
handful of wheat
handful of Aromatic
handful of Carafoam
handful of Canadian Honey Malt
Handfuls totaled 1/2 # of grain
Interesting will be the water I put together
using 10 gals of the "Glacier Machine" water from Albertsons and then adding 2 gallons of my
well water with a gram of Epsom Salts.
Will pitch Safale S-189 (2 packets) when I get down to lager pitching temps....

Here tiz goin in the fermenter...bit heavy...but I tend to like .060ish  beers
It's Lager Season...
(http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a87/Vertical1/AmericanLager.jpg)
Title: Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 31 - 2010 Jan 6
Post by: pinnah on January 04, 2010, 04:37:33 am
Whooee, I loves me a good Vertical1 hydrometer shot 8)

First days of the decade...a porter bubbling
and a citrillo pale pitched here.

Happy new year all!
Title: Re: Whatcha brewin' this week? - 2009 Dec 31 - 2010 Jan 6
Post by: enso on January 05, 2010, 07:32:07 pm
Just brewed a a nice malty Scotch ale on Saturday (Jan 2).  OG 1.104, how many shillings is that anyway?   :D

Took a while to get going despite a wicked HUGE starter.  Gave it another shot of aeration the second day.  It's going nicely now at about 56F.  Next up...

A double batch of Belgian Dark Strong split between 2 pots.  Mash 10 gallons worth and then boil separately.   5 gallons with an bit of star anise (perhaps...) and then some pomegranate molasses added mid ferment for more ferementables and another 5 gallons with an infusion of tangerine zest and then some cacao nibs in the fermenter, perhaps some vanilla bean as well.  When is the next posting?