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A Wee Bit Stouty


Had some grain sitting around from other brews that never materialized, decided to make a 3 gallon batch. When I threw the ingredients in ProMash, it looked like a stout.

Brew date:		November 11, 2013
Batch Size (Gal): 	3.00
Measured OG: 		1.053
Anticipated SRM: 	39.8 [	     	  ]
Anticipated IBU: 	30.0 	   	  

% 	Amount 		Name 			Origin 	Potential
50.0 	3.00 lbs.  	Briess DME Pilsen Light USA 	1.043
16.7 	1.00 lbs.  	Biscuit Malt 		Belgian	1.035
16.7 	1.00 lbs.  	Pale Chocolate 		British	1.031
16.7 	1.00 lbs.  	Special B Malt 		Belgian	1.030

Amount 		Name 		Form 	Alpha 	IBU 	Boil Time
0.25 oz.  	Sorachi Ace 	Whole 	11.80 	20.7 	60 min
2.00 oz.  	Sonnet 		Whole 	3.30 	9.3 	10 min

Special blend of WSP-001 Wild Ale and a Farmhouse blend.  Basically, I
just took a few scoops from some old jars of yeast and made a starter
to see if they were still viable. Smelled good, looked like decent
activity, so I went ahead and decanted and pitched that into this batch.

Brewer's log (view full log)
Fermentation was vigorous for a couple days, enough so that I was very glad I'd rigged a blowout tube instead of an airlock. So, definitely no concerns about th. . . . . [view full post]
As indicated in the summary for this brew, it was more a spontaneous collection of existing ingredients than a planned recipe. The efficiency of the mash was a. . . . . [view full post]


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