I'm getting this brew prepared. I'm brewing sometime tomorrow so I went ahead and ground up the grain bill the night before (today). I'm putting a ton of pics up so please feel free to criticize if your internet speed sucks.
I'll cover as much of the brewing as I can tomorrow.
Recipe provided by EvilTOJ (link below).
Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast Starter: no
Batch Size (Gallons): 5.25
Original Gravity: 1.042
Final Gravity: 1.011
Boiling Time (Minutes): 90
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 7 days at 65º
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14 days at 65º
This is a clone of McMenamin's Ruby. McMenamin's is a chain of brewpubs in the greater Portland area.
8.00 lb Pale Malt (2 Row)
1.00 oz Hallertauer (60 min)
6.00 lb pulverized raspberries (Boil 5.0 min)
Mash in with 2.5 gallons of water at 161º
Drain, then sparge with 3 gallons of water at 180º
Drain, then sparge again with 3 gallons of water at 180º
Super old (40 years or older) Corona Grinder.
Pale 2-Row, picture is blurry because of the camera lense
Grain loaded into the grinder.
Quick look at the grain. Not perfect, had to make some adjustments.
Ground Pale 2-Row