Brewing

As much as I love to run and ride my bikes, I love a down moment too. I’m an avid brewer with a passion for both the art and the science in the craft. Here’s what’s happening in the garage brewery now:

- Planning

- Brewing

Batch
American Pale Ale
clmubus
Date IBU Abv FG
Jun 6, 2021 38 5.6
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 5.27kg (82.6%)
  • Munich Light - 1.11kg (17.4%)

Hops
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 21.1g (Boil @ 30)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 15.8g (Boil @ 10)
  • - 20g (Dry Hop @ 7)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 2.6g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 4.1g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 9.57g (Mash)
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 1.2g (Sparge)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 1.9g (Sparge)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 4.43g (Sparge)
Yeast
  • American Ale - Wyeast Labs
LagerSplit
International Pale Lager
IPL Cascade/Saaz
Date IBU Abv FG
May 28, 2021 14 7 1.00388
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 2.22kg (50%)
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 2.22kg (50%)

Hops
  • Cascade - 26.1g (Boil @ 30)
  • Saaz - 13g (Boil @ 15)
  • Saaz - 13g (Boil @ 5)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 1.428g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 1.057g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 1.102g (Mash)
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 0.861g (Sparge)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 0.633g (Sparge)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 0.665g (Sparge)
  • immersion Chiller - 0.652g (Boil)
Yeast
  • Bavarian Lager - Wyeast Labs
BelgianSplit Original
International Pale Lager
IPL Cascade/Saaz
Date IBU Abv FG
May 28, 2021 10 7.4 1.004659
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 1.484kg (50%)
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 1.484kg (50%)

Hops
  • Cascade - 18.7g (Boil @ 30)
  • Saaz - 8.7g (Boil @ 15)
  • Saaz - 8.7g (Boil @ 5)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 0.952g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 0.704g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 0.735g (Mash)
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 0.574g (Sparge)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 0.422g (Sparge)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 0.444g (Sparge)
  • immersion Chiller - 0.435g (Boil)
Yeast
  • Belgian Abbey Style Ale - Wyeast Labs

- Serving

20L - Planet of the Apas
American Pale Ale
Planet of the Apas
Date IBU Abv FG
May 19, 2021 41 7.6 1.00388
Fermentables
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 3.5281kg (56.29%)
  • Pale Malt, Maris Otter - 1.6302kg (26.01%)
  • Munich Light - 0.6897kg (11%)
  • Oats, Flaked - 0.4201kg (6.7%)

Hops
  • Cascade - 36.1g (Boil @ 30)
  • Cascade - 37.7g (Boil @ 15)
  • Glacier - 22.5g (Boil @ 15)
  • Glacier - 22.5g (Boil @ 5)
  • Glacier - 30g (Dry Hop @ 7)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 4.55g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 3.61g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 4.62g (Mash)
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 2.25g (Sparge)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 1.79g (Sparge)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 2.29g (Sparge)
  • immersion Chiller - 1g (Boil)
Yeast
  • California Ale - White Labs

- Recently Brewed

11L - Mosaic Rosé SMaSH
Blonde Ale
Rosé SMaSH- Mosaic
Date IBU Abv FG
May 13, 2021 25 5.4 1.004659
Fermentables
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 3.257kg (85.58%)
  • Cherry Sweet (Fruit) - 0.549kg (14.42%)

Hops
  • Mosaic - 7g (Boil @ 30)
  • Mosaic - 9.1g (Boil @ 15)
  • Mosaic - 25g (Dry Hop @ 7)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 2.4g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 2.4g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 2.4g (Mash)
  • immersion Chiller - 1g (Boil)
  • Hibiscus Tea - 44.7g (Primary)
Yeast
  • California Ale - White Labs
10L Attitude Lager
American-Style India Pale Lager
Attitude Lager
Date IBU Abv FG
Apr 27, 2021 47 6.7 1.00388
Fermentables
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 2.355kg (80.93%)
  • Pale Malt, Maris Otter - 0.285kg (9.79%)
  • Munich Light - 0.225kg (7.73%)
  • Caramel/Crystal Malt - 0.045kg (1.55%)

Hops
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 5.8g (First Wort @ )
  • Cascade - 6.8g (Boil @ 15)
  • Simcoe - 6.8g (Boil @ 15)
  • Citra - 21.8g (Aroma @ 30)
  • Cascade - 17.4g (Aroma @ 30)
  • Simcoe - 8.7g (Aroma @ 30)
  • Citra - 2.2g (Dry Hop @ 2)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 2.15g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 2.24g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 2.15g (Mash)
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 0.25g (Sparge)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 0.26g (Sparge)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 0.25g (Sparge)
  • Whirlfloc - 0.435g (Boil)
  • Yeast Nutrients - 2.174g (Boil)
  • immersion Chiller - 1g (Boil)
  • Gelatin - 0.435g (Secondary)
Yeast
  • German Lager - White Labs
11L - Belma Single Hop
Belma Single Hop
Date IBU Abv FG
Apr 22, 2021 54 8.8 1.009161
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 2.322kg (64.48%)
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 1kg (27.77%)
  • Caramel/Crystal Malt - 0.279kg (7.75%)

Hops
  • Belma - 24.8g (Boil @ 30)
  • Belma - 6.6g (Boil @ 7)
  • Belma - 30g (Dry Hop @ 7)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 2.1g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 3.6g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 6.6g (Mash)
  • immersion Chiller - 1g (Boil)
Yeast
  • Denny's Favorite - Wyeast Labs
20L- Last Minute PA
American Pale Ale
Last minute pale ale
Date IBU Abv FG
Apr 11, 2021 38 8.4 1.00583
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt, Maris Otter - 2.9899kg (46.12%)
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 2.5207kg (38.88%)
  • Rye Malt - 0.972kg (14.99%)

Hops
  • Centennial - 20g (Boil @ 30)
  • Citra - 28g (Boil @ 10)
  • Cascade - 20g (Boil @ 5)
  • Cascade - 20g (Dry Hop @ 7)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 2.71g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 4.14g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 9.79g (Mash)
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 0.7g (Sparge)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 1.06g (Sparge)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 2.51g (Sparge)
  • immersion Chiller - 1g (Boil)
Yeast
  • American Ale - Wyeast Labs
11L Belgian
Plenty of Notice Belgian Ale
Date IBU Abv FG
Feb 21, 2021 38 7.5 1.006221
Fermentables
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 2.874kg (94.79%)
  • Munich Light - 0.158kg (5.21%)

Hops
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 6.7g (First Wort @ )
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 6.7g (Boil @ 15)
  • chiller - 0.01g (Boil @ 15)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 6.7g (Boil @ 2)

Misc
  • Baking Soda (NaHCO3) - 0.1g (Mash)
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 1.6g (Mash)
  • Canning Salt (NaCl) - 0.6g (Mash)
  • Chalk (CaCO3) - 0.1g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 1.3g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 1.4g (Mash)
Yeast
  • Belgian Abbey Style Ale - Wyeast Labs
20L - Reclining Hero IPA
Double IPA
Cascade/Columbus IPA (Reclining Hero IPA #24)
Date IBU Abv FG
Jan 28, 2021 60 9.6 1.00388
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 4.03kg (57.16%)
  • Pilsner - 2.52kg (35.74%)
  • Munich Light - 0.5kg (7.09%)

Hops
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 26g (Boil @ 30)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 26g (Boil @ 15)
  • chiller - 0.1g (Boil @ 15)
  • Cascade - 31.1g (Boil @ 10)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 26g (Boil @ 5)
  • Cascade - 35g (Dry Hop @ 4)

Misc
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 0.9g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 0.9g (Mash)
Yeast
  • California Ale - White Labs
Down Tube Porter
American Porter
Choco-Something
Date IBU Abv FG
Dec 5, 2020 53 7.5 1.016875
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt, Maris Otter - 2.85kg (73.08%)
  • Chocolate - 0.45kg (11.54%)
  • Oats, Flaked - 0.4kg (10.26%)
  • Caramel Malt - 0.2kg (5.13%)

Hops
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 20g (Boil @ 30)
  • East Kent Goldings (EKG) - 20g (Boil @ 10)

Misc
Yeast
  • London Ale Yeast - Wyeast Labs
Batch
Belgian Tripel
3 for 3 Belgian
Date IBU Abv FG
Jun 20, 2020 29 9.9 1.002985
Fermentables
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 3.415551kg (84.55%)
  • Candi Sugar, Amber - 0.340194kg (8.42%)
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 0.141974kg (3.51%)
  • Aromatic Malt - 0.141748kg (3.51%)

Hops
  • Tettnang - 35.436904g (Boil @ 60)
  • Saaz - 21.262142g (Boil @ 10)

Misc
Yeast
  • Belgian Ale Yeast - Mangrove Jack's