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Old 05-09-2011, 04:02 AM   #81
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Exciting! When will they both be done?


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Old 05-09-2011, 12:46 PM   #82
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I actually have 3 of the 12 going right now. Should be ready to drink in two weeks.


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Old 06-13-2011, 02:39 PM   #83
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I brewed a batch of St. James the Greater last night with one "modification":

I made it more of a session pale ale vs. an IPA. I was looking to do a session pale ale for the summer and I've followed this thread since I found it and...since I wasn't really being inspired to come up with a recipe I went with St. James the Greater -- plus, he's my son's Confirmation namesake (his greatgrandfather was also named James).

Anyway, brewday went off without too many glitches -- I did forget to add the Irish Moss so I have a LOT of trub in the primary that got past my strainer. A little under my target OG but not anything to complain about. I went with 1272 for the yeast.

Of course, I didn't think about pictures until I was done...

For those that may be interested, here's my partial mash (BIAB, mash at 154) recipe:

St. James the Greater - American Pale Ale
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Batch Size: 5.000 gal
Boil Size: 3.500 gal
Boil Time: 1.000 hr
Efficiency: 70%%
OG: 1.052
FG: 1.013
ABV: 5.0%%
Bitterness: 33.2 IBUs (Tinseth)
Color: 6 SRM (Morey)

Fermentables
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Name Type Amount Mashed Late Yield Color
Amber Malt Grain 16.000 oz Yes No 75%% 22 L
Extra Light Dry Extract Dry Extract 3.000 lb No Yes 95%% 3 L
Pale Malt (2 Row) US Grain 4.000 lb Yes No 79%% 2 L
Total grain: 8.000 lb

Hops
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Name Alpha Amount Use Time Form IBU
Cascade 5.5%% 0.500 oz Boil 1.000 hr Pellet 10.5
Cascade 5.5%% 0.250 oz Boil 50.000 min Pellet 5.0
Cascade 5.5%% 0.250 oz Boil 40.000 min Pellet 4.6
Cascade 5.5%% 0.500 oz Boil 30.000 min Pellet 8.1
Cascade 5.5%% 0.250 oz Boil 20.000 min Pellet 3.2
Cascade 5.5%% 0.250 oz Boil 10.000 min Pellet 1.9
Cascade 5.5%% 0.250 oz Aroma 0.000 s Pellet 0.0
Cascade 5.5%% 0.500 oz Dry Hop 4.000 day Pellet 0.0

Yeast
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Name Type Form Amount Stage
Wyeast - American Ale II Ale Liquid 0.528 cup Primary
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Old 06-13-2011, 02:46 PM   #84
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I currently have James the Lesser, Saint Jude, Saint Matthew on tap. Throwing a party tonight with a side by side tasting of all three. Whose thirsty?
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I love this idea so much!

I've always wanted to do a steinbier and call it "Peter".

BK, what are you using for your brewing data sheets? Also, do you have any of the excel source files you care fo share?
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Old 06-13-2011, 02:51 PM   #86
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I'm thinking this may be a good idea for those who grow hops (like me) and have leftovers that they don't use. Cascade is what I grow most of but sometimes have leftover sterling or Williamette.
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Old 06-13-2011, 02:59 PM   #87
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My brewlog is from braukaiser.com

I also use Kaiser's efficiency spreadsheet for every brew to monitor my system. I highly recommend both those logs.

Awesome work everyone. Keep up the brewing!
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Brilliant site. I don't know how it eluded me all this time.
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As I sit here drinking a Saint Matthew I had a daydream about how these recipes must have come together.

I envisioned the Lord of Malt preaching the glory of his majestic grain bill sent down from above. On his travels he meet the Hopostles each with their own sacred spice which when paired with his grain and the spirit of the holy yeast brought on a feeling of jubilation.
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509inc- did you make it through all of them? That is incredible!!! Any comments or pointers on any of them?


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