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09/27/15
Brew Day! ESB!
Filed under: General
Posted by: @ 8:06 am

Still have Jenny Jump water available and it may be here to stay thankfully!

Excited to try a new malt!

11 lbs Simpsons Marris Otter
3 oz fuggles (mash)

mash in was higher than wanted in the 140’s and held there for a while before being raised to the mid 150’s.

45 IBU Challenger hops 90 minute boil 9.6 alpha

OG 16.0 plato

English ale yeast white labs, re pitch

Bottled with 1oz fuggles

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09/20/15
Brew Day! Big Nasty Love Couch Porter!
Filed under: General
Posted by: @ 9:15 am

Jenny Jump water is back at least temporarily
used up the last of most of the grain

~12 lbs Avangard 2 row pale
3 oz 80 lov crystal
12 oz both chocolate and black patent malts
1 oz willamette US fuggle as well as 1/2 oz EastKent Goldings (mash)

Mashed in at 120F and raised to 152 held for 40 mins raised to 158 then mashed out 168

15 plato pre-boil

45 ibu  Northern Brewer 90min boil

18.0 plato OG

english ale yeast re-pitch

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09/12/15
Brew Day! Warren Fresh Hop IPA!
Filed under: General
Posted by: @ 2:00 pm

No jenny jump spring water yet….

12 lbs Avangard 2 row pale malt
6 to 6.5 oz blend of fresh whole leaf Nugget Centenial Cascade and Willamette hops from Warren

Mashed in at 120 F and raised slowly to about 152 F masfed out 170ish

60 IBU 12.4 alpha magnum hops 90 min boil

13.4 plato pre-boil

15 plato OG

English ale Yeast re-pitch

Bottled with remaining 1.5 oz cascade/centennial combo

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09/05/15
Brew Day! Roger Hop Pale!
Filed under: General
Posted by: @ 8:27 am

Unfortunately the spring went dry at Jenny Jump so back to older methods of 50/50 store bought and tap water

10 lbs avangard 2 row pale ale malt
3+ oz fresh Roger Cascade hops (mash)

Mashed in at 120 F and stepped up into 150’s

37 IBU Blend of cascade and NorthernBrewer

11.4 Pre Boil OG

14.1 plato oG

English Ale Yeast

Bottled with 1 remaining ounce of Rogerhop Cascade!

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