Coldbreak Brewing HERMS Giveaway!

HomeBrewSupply AMCYL Brew Kettle Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Recipe For My First Brew
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-20-2009, 01:31 AM   #1
coryforsenate
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: College Station, TX
Posts: 327
Liked 5 Times on 5 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default Recipe For My First Brew

8.5 pounds Golden Promise Malt
.5 pounds Maris Otter
6oz Aromatic Malt
2oz Flaked Rice
2oz White Wheat

Wyeast American Ale 1056
Water is nestle drinking water.


Step mashed 30 minutes at 120-122 degrees, 30 minutes at 150 degrees. Raised temp to 170 to stop. Sparged.

Boiled 90 minutes, adding .5oz amarillo whole leaf hops 4 times at 15 minute intervals starting at boil. Added 1oz saaz pellet hops and irish moss 15 minutes before end.

Added 1oz hibiscus flowers and pinch of paradise seeds 2 minutes before end.

Original Gravity: 1.047




Will see how it turns out in a month.


coryforsenate is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-20-2009, 02:19 AM   #2
Rick500
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: KY
Posts: 2,617
Liked 13 Times on 11 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

Cool idea with the hibiscus... I thought I was the only one that picked those things as a kid and sucked the nectar out of them.


Rick500 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-20-2009, 02:31 AM   #3
JLem
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Attleboro, MA
Posts: 3,653
Liked 176 Times on 153 Posts
Likes Given: 6

Default

why the 1/2 pound of MO?
__________________
My Hombrewing Blog

My Beer Cellar
JLem is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-20-2009, 03:15 AM   #4
coryforsenate
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: College Station, TX
Posts: 327
Liked 5 Times on 5 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

No real reason. It's just a different pale malt that seems to get good reviews.

I'm trying for a relatively lighter ale with some noticeable hoppiness but not the the level of an IPA, hence the MO, white wheat, and flaked rice and staggered addition of a high AA hop.

I've read that golden promise is a good pale ale malt, so I used that as my base.


It's also really damn hot here in texas, so I used american ale 1056 fermenting at 62 degree, which wyeast says promotes crispness with mild citrus notes at temps in the low 60's.

Hopefully a good beer for drinking at the lake will be born in a month.




I was thinking about letting it sit in the primary for 3.5-4 weeks before bottling. Does that sound about right?
coryforsenate is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
going to brew this, my first recipe foxual Recipes/Ingredients 5 06-24-2009 05:37 PM
First Brew - Need a recipe... Sheep Have Wool Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 7 03-08-2008 04:30 AM
First brew recipe??? Pez Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 6 02-21-2008 02:24 AM
Second Brew Day - Recipe Help Logan Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 2 02-18-2008 11:43 PM
Anybody ever brew just a 2-Row recipe? BierMuncher Recipes/Ingredients 17 09-08-2007 10:21 AM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS