Reserving a thread for tomorrow's brew. why? because im really bored.
anyways, its a take on North Coast Brewing Co's Old Stock which is an English old ale weighing in at 12%abv. A big thanks to Xiang for providing me with insight as to how this brew might go down in a thread asking for the recipe.
15# Maris Otter
6oz Special B
8oz Rice hulls
Extras: 80srm "amber" Belgian Candi sugar, 1.5 pounds
Aged in secondary with 4oz French medium roast oak chips soaked in Evan Williams Bourbon
1oz Kent Goldings (FWH) 4.5aa
2oz Fuggles (60min) 3.6aa
2oz Kent Goldings (15 min) 4.5aa
1oz Kent Goldings (5 min) 4.5aa
1oz Kent Goldings (0 min) 4.5aa
16.58 lbs of grain total
Target 6.5gal pre boil
.2 absorption rate
STRIKE: 5.51g at 165*F (hold at 152 for 75 minutes)
MASH OUT: 1 gallon at 207*F
SPARGE WATER: 3.25g at 170*F
Total water: 9.75g
EFF @ 100%= 1.135
Yeast: WLP007 with starter
Some pictures to kick the thread off, since this is the brewing photo forum;
more to come! brew day is 15 hours away!