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06/20/15
Brew Day! IPA
Filed under: General
Posted by: @ 9:05 am

Wanted to make another ramped up IPA with some juicy hops.

13 lbs Avangard 2 row pale malt
2.5 ox Aussie stella hops and 2.5 oz aussie galaxy (mash)

mash in 120 F step in increments to 155F mash out 168f

70 IBU 15 alpha aussie sterling 90 min boil

14.8 plato pre-boil

18.2 OG
american dry yeast starter

Bottled with nearly 2 oz of Stella and Stirling, mostly stella tho…

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06/14/15
Brew Day! Better Bitter!
Filed under: General
Posted by: @ 9:48 am

I wanted to try and make a lighter gravity beer as the last pale ale came out according to calculations at 6.7%!!!

9 lbs Maris otter (Gleneagle)
2 ox East Kent Goldings (mash)

Step Mash from 120 F up to final rest at 158F mash out at 168F

15.2 alpha magnum for 35 IBU 90 min boil

11.8 plato pre boil

12.9 plato OG

re use English ale yeast from Porter

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06/07/15
Brew Day! Another Porter!
Filed under: General
Posted by: @ 8:30 am

I wanted to finish up the GLMO so I threw this together, changing to wheat beer perhaps next week if the stuff comes in.

8.5 lbs Glen Eagle Maris Otter mat
1/4 lb 80 lov crystal malt
1/2 lb chocolate malt
1/2 lb black patent
2 oz east kent goldings (mash)

mashed in ~ 120F stepped to 150 F rested at 158F mashed out

12.5 plato pre-boil

40 IBU magnum 15.2 alpha or 5/8 oz for bittering 90 min boil as per usual

15.9 OG plato

Re-use englush ale yeast

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