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

11L - Belma Single Hop
Belma Single Hop
Date IBU Abv FG
Apr 22, 2021 54 7.6
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 7
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 - Electric V1
Amerikansk Pale Ale
Sierra Nevada Pale Ale
Date IBU Abv FG
Apr 5, 2021 46 7.4
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt, Maris Otter - 1.898kg (54.98%)
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 1.312kg (38.01%)
  • Caramel/Crystal Malt - 0.242kg (7.01%)

Hops
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 6.4g (Boil @ 30)
  • Perle - 6.4g (Boil @ 30)
  • Cascade - 39.3g (Boil @ 15)
  • Immersion Chiller - 1g (Boil @ 15)
  • Cascade - 39g (Dry Hop @ 7)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 3.699g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 2.925g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 3.699g (Mash)
Yeast
  • California Ale - White Labs

- Serving

11L Columbus MO
English IPA
Columbus Otter SMaSH
Date IBU Abv FG
Mar 27, 2021 43 9.4 1.011721
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt, Maris Otter - 3.22kg (100%)

Hops
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 7.3g (Boil @ 60)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 8.3g (Boil @ 20)
  • Immersion Chiller - 0.01g (Boil @ 15)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 11.1g (Boil @ 10)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 15.5g (Dry Hop @ 7)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 2.1g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 3.3g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 7.9g (Mash)
Yeast
  • London Ale III - 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
Batch
Czech Premium Pale Lager
Summer Summit Pilsner
Date IBU Abv FG
Feb 18, 2021 41 7.2 1.00583
Fermentables
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 4.77kg (94.83%)
  • Munich Light - 0.26kg (5.17%)

Hops
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 12.6g (First Wort @ )
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 12.6g (Boil @ 15)
  • chiller - 0.001g (Boil @ 15)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 12.6g (Boil @ 2)

Misc
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 0.3g (Mash)
Yeast
  • German Lager - White Labs
11L -Pilsy Wilsy
American Pale Ale
Pils1 - WLP001
Date IBU Abv FG
Feb 4, 2021 21 5.7 1.00427
Fermentables
  • Pilsner - 2.347kg (100%)

Hops
  • Perle - 11.6g (Boil @ 60)
  • Perle - 10.5g (Boil @ 45)
  • Saaz - 10.5g (Boil @ 30)
  • East Kent Goldings (EKG) - 5.3g (Boil @ 15)
  • Saaz - 5.3g (Boil @ 15)
  • chiller - 0g (Boil @ 15)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 25g (Dry Hop @ 6)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 0.474g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 0.263g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 0.316g (Mash)
Yeast
  • California Ale - White 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
Sir Augur - Simcoe SMaSH
American Pale Ale
Simcoe SMaSH Pale Ale
Date IBU Abv FG
Jan 2, 2021 38 5.6 1.032619
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 5.7kg (96.61%)
  • Oats, Flaked - 0.2kg (3.39%)

Hops
  • Simcoe - 15.1g (First Wort @ )
  • chiller - 0.1g (Boil @ 15)
  • Simcoe - 15.1g (Boil @ 10)
  • Simcoe - 23.7g (Aroma @ 10)
  • Simcoe - 37.8g (Dry Hop @ 4)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 0.284g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 1.325g (Mash)
Yeast
  • Denny's Favorite - Wyeast Labs
Last of 2020
Belgian Blond Ale
Belgian Perle
Date IBU Abv FG
Dec 30, 2020 23 8.7 1.007787
Fermentables
  • Pilsner - 2.5kg (71.43%)
  • Pale Malt, Maris Otter - 1kg (28.57%)

Hops
  • Perle - 20g (Boil @ 30)
  • Perle - 15g (Boil @ 15)
  • chiller - 1g (Boil @ 15)
  • Saaz - 20g (Aroma @ 10)

Misc
Yeast
  • Belgian Ardennes - 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

- Recently Brewed

11L - Kneepa
New England IPA
Kneepa
Date IBU Abv FG
Mar 15, 2021 50 8.3 1.005049
Fermentables
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 1.942kg (55.06%)
  • Vienna Malt - 1.109kg (31.44%)
  • Oats, Flaked - 0.476kg (13.5%)

Hops
  • Citra - 4g (First Wort @ )
  • Mosaic - 4g (First Wort @ )
  • Citra - 3.5g (Boil @ 20)
  • Mosaic - 3.5g (Boil @ 20)
  • chiller - 0.01g (Boil @ 15)
  • Citra - 8g (Boil @ 10)
  • Mosaic - 8g (Boil @ 10)
  • Citra - 10g (Dry Hop @ 5)
  • Mosaic - 10g (Dry Hop @ 5)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 4g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 1.5g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 1.5g (Mash)
Yeast
  • London Ale III - Wyeast Labs
23L White Stout
Experimental Beer
White Stout
Date IBU Abv FG
Mar 4, 2021 45 9.5 1.006612
Fermentables
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 2.344kg (35.72%)
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 2.2kg (33.52%)
  • Oats, Flaked - 1.0185kg (15.52%)
  • Munich Light - 1kg (15.24%)

Hops
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 23g (Boil @ 60)
  • Glacier - 6g (Boil @ 30)
  • chiller - 0.01g (Boil @ 15)
  • Glacier - 6g (Boil @ 10)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 1g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 0.9g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 1.9g (Mash)
  • Cacao Nibs - 85g (Primary)
  • Coffee - 230g (Primary)
Yeast
  • London Ale Yeast - Wyeast Labs
11L mcr
Specialty IPA
Mosaic-Cascade-Rye
Date IBU Abv FG
Feb 11, 2021 73 8.1 1.007395
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 1.6kg (45.01%)
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 1.6kg (45.01%)
  • Rye Malt - 0.355kg (9.99%)

Hops
  • Mosaic - 20g (First Wort @ )
  • Cascade - 10g (Boil @ 20)
  • chiller - 0.01g (Boil @ 15)
  • Cascade - 10g (Boil @ 10)
  • Mosaic - 10g (Boil @ 10)
  • Mosaic - 20g (Dry Hop @ 5)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 1.6g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 2.7g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 5g (Mash)
Yeast
  • American Ale - Wyeast Labs
11L -Pilsy Wilsy 830
German Pils
Pils1
Date IBU Abv FG
Feb 4, 2021 22 5.3 1.007787
Fermentables
  • Pilsner - 2.465kg (100%)

Hops
  • Perle - 12.3g (Boil @ 60)
  • Perle - 11.1g (Boil @ 45)
  • Saaz - 11.1g (Boil @ 30)
  • East Kent Goldings (EKG) - 5.5g (Boil @ 15)
  • Saaz - 5.5g (Boil @ 15)
  • chiller - 0g (Boil @ 15)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 0.497g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 0.276g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 0.332g (Mash)
Yeast
  • German Lager - White Labs
11L - Front Basket Rye'd
Specialty IPA
Front Basket Ryed
Date IBU Abv FG
Jan 31, 2021 70 7.5 1.004659
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 2.5119kg (80%)
  • Rye Malt - 0.471kg (15%)
  • Caramel/Crystal Malt - 0.157kg (5%)

Hops
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 15g (Boil @ 30)
  • Centennial - 15g (Boil @ 15)
  • chiller - 0.01g (Boil @ 15)
  • Citra - 20g (Boil @ 5)
  • Centennial - 15g (Boil @ 5)
  • Centennial - 28g (Dry Hop @ 6)
  • Citra - 28g (Dry Hop @ 6)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 1.5g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 2.6g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 4.9g (Mash)
Yeast
  • California Ale - White Labs
4L - Sister City Ace
American IPA
Ace
Date IBU Abv FG
Jan 21, 2021 55 7.3 1.015284
Fermentables
  • Pilsner - 0.8kg (72.73%)
  • Munich Light - 0.3kg (27.27%)

Hops
  • Sorachi Ace - 3.8g (Boil @ 30)
  • Sorachi Ace - 3g (Boil @ 15)
  • Citra - 5.1g (Boil @ 10)
  • Citra - 3g (Aroma @ 20)
  • Sorachi Ace - 3g (Aroma @ 20)
  • Citra - 4g (Dry Hop @ 3)
  • Simcoe - 4g (Dry Hop @ 3)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 0.63g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 1.09g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 2g (Mash)
Yeast
  • London Ale Yeast - Wyeast Labs
20L - Belma 1450
Belma
Date IBU Abv FG
Jan 17, 2021 29 8.3 1.008571
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 5.85kg (76.67%)
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 1.07kg (14.02%)
  • Rye Malt - 0.71kg (9.31%)

Hops
  • Belma - 18.1g (Boil @ 30)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 20.4g (Boil @ 20)
  • chiller - 0g (Boil @ 15)
  • Belma - 13.8g (Boil @ 10)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 13.8g (Boil @ 10)
  • Simcoe - 28g (Dry Hop @ 5)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 2.997g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 5.158g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 9.479g (Mash)
Yeast
  • Denny's Favorite - Wyeast Labs
11L - Belma 100
Belma
Date IBU Abv FG
Jan 17, 2021 13 7.7 1.008179
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 2.797kg (76.69%)
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 0.51kg (13.98%)
  • Rye Malt - 0.34kg (9.32%)

Hops
  • Belma - 8.3g (Boil @ 30)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 9.3g (Boil @ 20)
  • chiller - 0g (Boil @ 15)
  • Belma - 6.3g (Boil @ 10)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 6.3g (Boil @ 10)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 1.433g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 2.467g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 4.533g (Mash)
Yeast
  • California Ale - White Labs
4L - Jasmine Tea Racer
American IPA
Tea Racer
Date IBU Abv FG
Jan 13, 2021 79 6 1.033028
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 1.041kg (83.08%)
  • Malted Wheat - 0.148kg (11.81%)
  • Munich Light - 0.05kg (3.99%)
  • Chocolate - 0.014kg (1.12%)

Hops
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 1.8g (Boil @ 35)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 1.8g (Boil @ 30)
  • Cascade - 5.3g (Boil @ 20)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 5.3g (Boil @ 20)
  • chiller - 0g (Boil @ 15)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 2.6g (Boil @ 10)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 2.6g (Boil @ 10)
  • green tea - 30g (Dry Hop @ 4)
  • Centennial - 2.6g (Dry Hop @ 4)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 2.6g (Dry Hop @ 4)
  • Simcoe - 2.6g (Dry Hop @ 4)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 0.524g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 0.894g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 1.619g (Mash)
  • jasmine tea - 9g (Primary)
Yeast
  • California Ale - White Labs
20L - Hoprés Ski
American IPA
Racer 5 IPA (24L)
Date IBU Abv FG
Jan 13, 2021 90 9.9 1.00388
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 6.87kg (83.07%)
  • Malted Wheat - 0.98kg (11.85%)
  • Munich Light - 0.33kg (3.99%)
  • Chocolate - 0.09kg (1.09%)

Hops
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 17g (Boil @ 35)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 17g (Boil @ 30)
  • Cascade - 34.1g (Boil @ 20)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 34.1g (Boil @ 20)
  • chiller - 0.01g (Boil @ 15)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 17g (Boil @ 10)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 17g (Boil @ 10)
  • Centennial - 16.9g (Dry Hop @ 4)
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 16.9g (Dry Hop @ 4)
  • Simcoe - 16.9g (Dry Hop @ 4)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 3.4g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 5.8g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 10.5g (Mash)
Yeast
  • California Ale - White Labs