National Homebrew Day Giveaway - Enter Now - Weekend Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Christmas Brew
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 09-20-2012, 08:09 PM   #1
jondavis08
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: battle creek, mi
Posts: 33
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default Christmas Brew

My wife has decided it'd be a great idea to brew a special Christmas beer as a present to our family. I can't argue with the chance to try a new brew! Any AG recipes out there that's been proven. Looking for something that even the non craft brew drinker would like. Maybe something with a good cinnamon spice. Hoping to brew in the next few weeks and have everything bottled and ready to taste by Christmas.

Thanks for the help!
jondavis08 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-20-2012, 10:27 PM   #2
chltlab
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: brick, nj
Posts: 26
Likes Given: 1

Default this great one everyone loves

holiday
American Amber Ale
Type: All Grain Date: 1/27/2012
Batch Size (fermenter): 5.00 gal Brewer:
Boil Size: 6.52 gal Asst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Pot and Cooler ( 5 Gal/19 L) - All Grain
End of Boil Volume 5.98 gal Brewhouse Efficiency: 72.00 %
Final Bottling Volume: 4.60 gal Est Mash Efficiency 75.6 %
Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage Taste Rating(out of 50): 30.0
Taste Notes:
Ingredients


Ingredients
Amt Name Type # %/IBU
11 lbs 1.0 oz Pilsner (2 Row) Bel (2.0 SRM) Grain 1 77.2 %
1 lbs 0.1 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 2 7.0 %
1 lbs 0.1 oz Honey Malt (25.0 SRM) Grain 3 7.0 %
4.0 oz Black (Patent) Malt (500.0 SRM) Grain 4 1.8 %
1.00 oz Cascade [5.50 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 5 14.9 IBUs
1.00 oz Cascade [5.50 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 6 16.4 IBUs
1.00 oz Ginger Root (Boil 12.0 mins) Herb 7 -
3.00 tsp Cinnamon Stick (Boil 5.0 mins) Spice 8 -
0.75 oz Orange Peel, Sweet (Boil 5.0 mins) Spice 9 -
1.00 oz Cascade [5.50 %] - Boil 2.0 min Hop 10 1.3 IBUs
1.0 pkg American Ale (Wyeast Labs #1056) [124.21 ml] Yeast 11 -
1 lbs 0.1 oz Honey (1.0 SRM) Sugar 12 7.0 %

Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.076 SG Measured Original Gravity: 1.046 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.012 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.010 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 8.5 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 4.7 %
Bitterness: 32.6 IBUs Calories: 151.6 kcal/12oz
Est Color: 19.0 SRM
Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Light Body, No Mash Out Total Grain Weight: 14 lbs 5.3 oz
Sparge Water: 4.21 gal Grain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F Tun Temperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: TRUE Mash PH: 5.20

Mash Steps
Name Description Step Temperature Step Time
Mash In Add 16.65 qt of water at 164.1 F 150.0 F 75 min

Sparge Step: Fly sparge with 4.21 gal water at 168.0 F
Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).















Created with BeerSmith
chltlab is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2012, 02:42 PM   #3
jondavis08
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: battle creek, mi
Posts: 33
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

That looks exactly what I'm looking for! Would you say the ingredient list below would match up to yours? Limited supply at my LHBS. Also is there a certain kind of honey you'd suggest? Thanks,

Carafa 3 Weyermann 4oz

1056 American Ale Yeast

Cascade 1oz Pellet Hop 3 Oz

Honey Malt Gambrinus 1LBS

Crystal 60L Muntons 1LBS

Belgian Pilsner Dingemans 11LBS
jondavis08 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
peppermint christmas brew Hellfire_studios Recipes/Ingredients 11 09-29-2012 11:01 PM
Who's thinking about their Christmas Brew already? TerapinChef Recipes/Ingredients 119 10-19-2010 04:31 AM
Spiced Christmas Brew AbRew Recipes/Ingredients 3 10-14-2009 07:39 PM
Christmas Brew pnh2atl Recipes/Ingredients 3 09-11-2009 04:31 PM
Christmas / Holiday Brew WorldCup82 Recipes/Ingredients 5 11-01-2006 12:35 AM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS