Monthly Archives: July 2011

Double Brew Session Saturday

I have 3 kegs that are empty and coincidentally I have 3 empty tappers. So I am going to do a double brew day.

Brew Session #1

Recipe: Scotch Style Ale
Brewer: BrewMeister Jeff
Style: Strong Scotch Ale
TYPE: All Grain
Taste: (35.0)

Recipe Specifications
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Batch Size (fermenter): 5.00 gal
Boil Size: 5.72 gal
Bottling Volume: 5.00 gal
Estimated OG: 1.099 SG
Estimated Color: 21.5 SRM
Estimated IBU: 18.6 IBUs
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amt Name Type # %/IBU
15 lbs Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM) Grain 1 85.7 %
4.0 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt -120L (120.0 SRM) Grain 5 1.4 %
0.50 oz Challenger [7.50 %] – Boil 60.0 min Hop 7 10.3 IBUs
1.00 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00 %] – Boil 20.0 Hop 8 8.3 IBUs
8.0 oz Honey Malt (25.0 SRM) Grain 3 2.9 %
1 lbs Caramel/Crystal Malt – 40L (40.0 SRM) Grain 2 5.7 %
8.0 oz Munich Malt (9.0 SRM) Grain 4 2.9 %
4.0 oz Chocolate Malt (450.0 SRM) Grain 6 1.4 %

Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge
Total Grain Weight: 17 lbs 8.0 oz
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Name Description Step Temperat Step Time
Mash In Add 21.88 qt of water at 165.9 F 154.0 F 60 min

Brew Session #2

Recipe: Irish Red Ale
Brewer: BrewMeister Jeff
Asst Brewer:
Style: Irish Red Ale
TYPE: All Grain
Taste: (35.0)

Recipe Specifications
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Batch Size (fermenter): 5.50 gal
Boil Size: 7.47 gal
Bottling Volume: 5.50 gal
Estimated OG: 1.046 SG
Estimated Color: 14.6 SRM
Estimated IBU: 18.8 IBUs
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amt Name Type # %/IBU
8 lbs 8.0 oz Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 1 89.4 %
6.1 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt – 40L (40.0 SRM) Grain 2 4.0 %
1.25 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00 %] – Boil 60.0 Hop 5 18.8 IBUs
6.1 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt -120L (120.0 SRM) Grain 3 4.0 %
4.0 oz Roasted Barley (300.0 SRM) Grain 4 2.6 %

Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge
Total Grain Weight: 9 lbs 8.2 oz
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Name Description Step Temperat Step Time
Mash In Add 14.27 qt of water at 161.7 F 152.0 F 60 min

Edmund Fitzgerald Porter Clone

Brewing this on Sunday:

Recipe: Edmund Fitzgerald
Brewer: BrewMeister Jeff
Style: Robust Porter
TYPE: All Grain

Recipe Specifications
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Batch Size (fermenter): 5.50 gal
Boil Size: 7.47 gal
Bottling Volume: 5.50 gal
Estimated OG: 1.060 SG
Estimated Color: 30.2 SRM
Estimated IBU: 39.5 IBUs
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amt Name Type # %/IBU
10 lbs 12.0 oz Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 1 86.0 %
8.0 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt – 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 2 4.0 %
8.0 oz Chocolate Malt (350.0 SRM) Grain 3 4.0 %
8.0 oz Special B Malt (180.0 SRM) Grain 4 4.0 %
4.0 oz Black (Patent) Malt (500.0 SRM) Grain 5 2.0 %
1.25 oz Centennial [11.50 %] – Boil 60.0 min Hop 6 35.2 IBUs
0.50 oz Williamette 5.4 [5.40 %] – Boil 15.0 min Hop 7 3.3 IBUs
0.50 oz Williamette 4.3 [4.30 %] – Boil 5.0 min Hop 8 1.0 IBUs
1.0 pkg Thames Valley Ale (Wyeast Labs #1275) [1 Yeast 9 –

Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge
Total Grain Weight: 12 lbs 8.0 oz
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Name Description Step Temperat Step Time
Mash In Add 15.63 qt of water at 165.9 F 154.0 F 60 min

Updated Brewing Schedule

After going through and updating the inventory. I have figured out my next eight brew sessions. These aren’t in any specific order yet as I am not sure which I want to brew first.

Edmund Fitzgerald Clone – Great Lakes Brewing Company
English Pale Ale (Also known as an Extra Special Bitter) – DO NOT CONFUSE WITH BITTER BEER FACE!
Octoberfest
Strong Scotch Ale
Irish Red Ale
Cream Ale
Strawberry Blonde Ale
Big Wheel Amber Ale (Modified recipe from New Beglium’s Fat Tire)