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

And again
American Porter
Choco-Something
Date IBU Abv FG
Sep 30, 2021 49 7.7
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
  • Cardamom - 1g (Boil)
Yeast
  • London Ale Yeast - Wyeast Labs
15 L - Hoprès Ski
American IPA
Hoprés Ski (Racer 5 IPA Clone)
Date IBU Abv FG
Dec 1, 2021 75 7.1
Fermentables
  • Pale 2-Row - 5.28kg (80.73%)
  • Wheat - 0.73kg (11.16%)
  • Caramel / Crystal 20L - 0.32kg (4.89%)
  • Caramel Pils - 0.21kg (3.21%)

Hops
  • Columbus - 22.4g (Boil @ 60)
  • Cascade - 31.3g (Boil @ 20)
  • Columbus - 31.3g (Boil @ 20)
  • Cascade - 15.5g (Boil @ 10)
  • Columbus - 15.5g (Boil @ 10)
  • Amarillo - 15.5g (Dry Hop @ 7)
  • Centennial - 15.5g (Dry Hop @ 7)
  • Columbus - 15.5g (Dry Hop @ 7)

Misc
  • Irish Moss - 1.772g (Boil)
  • Yeast Nutrient - 1.772g (Boil)
Yeast
  • American Ale II 1272 - Wyeast
11 L - Bigfoot
American Barleywine
Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Ale
Date IBU Abv FG
Oct 9, 2021 88 9.8
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 4.495kg (93.06%)
  • Caramel/Crystal Malt - 0.335kg (6.94%)

Hops
  • Chinook - 10.9g (Boil @ 150)
  • Chinook - 10.9g (Boil @ 105)
  • Cascade - 21.7g (Boil @ 60)
  • Cascade - 12g (Boil @ 10)
  • Centennial - 12g (Boil @ 10)
  • Cascade - 23.9g (Dry Hop @ 5)
  • Centennial - 9.6g (Dry Hop @ 5)
  • Chinook - 7.2g (Dry Hop @ 5)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 6.457g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 2.152g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 4.591g (Mash)
  • Phosphoric Acid - 0.048g (Sparge)
  • Whirlfloc - 0.478g (Boil)
Yeast
  • American Ale - Wyeast Labs

- Brewing

Preemtpive Winter
American IPA
Sierra Nevada Celebration Clone
Date IBU Abv FG
Sep 24, 2021 48 7.1
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 6.53kg (88.36%)
  • Caramel/Crystal Malt - 0.57kg (7.71%)
  • Vienna - 0.29kg (3.92%)

Hops
  • Chinook - 45g (Boil @ 45)
  • Cascade - 50g (Boil @ 15)
  • Cascade - 19g (Dry Hop @ 3)
  • Centennial - 19g (Dry Hop @ 3)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 3.8g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 6.6g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 12.2g (Mash)
Yeast
  • California Ale - White Labs
Helles
Helles Bock
I got your bock
Date IBU Abv FG
Sep 18, 2021 30 6.4
Fermentables
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 4.063kg (84.24%)
  • Munich Light - 0.717kg (14.87%)
  • Chocolate - 0.043kg (0.89%)

Hops
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 16.2g (Boil @ 60)
  • Tettnang - 11g (Boil @ 10)
  • Saaz - 20g (Boil @ 5)

Misc
Yeast
  • Bavarian Lager - Wyeast Labs
16L - RyePA
American IPA
RIPA
Date IBU Abv FG
Sep 6, 2021 44 6.7 1.014887
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 3.9281kg (63.99%)
  • Rye Malt - 1.3509kg (22.01%)
  • Vienna - 0.7365kg (12%)
  • Caramel/Crystal Malt - 0.1228kg (2%)

Hops
  • Mosaic - 44.5g (Boil @ 30)
  • El Dorado - 22g (Boil @ 10)
  • El Dorado - 25g (Dry Hop @ 3)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 3g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 5.2g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 9.6g (Mash)
Yeast
  • California Ale - White Labs

- Serving

20L - Sabro
American IPA
Sabro Solo
Date IBU Abv FG
Aug 29, 2021 46 6.5 1.011721
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 5.3kg (74.02%)
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 1.69kg (23.6%)
  • Caramel/Crystal Malt - 0.17kg (2.37%)

Hops
  • Sabro - 53.8g (Boil @ 30)
  • Sabro - 18.2g (Boil @ 10)
  • Sabro - 50.9g (Dry Hop @ 3)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 4.364g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 7.455g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 13.455g (Mash)
Yeast
  • Hornindal Kveik - Omega
20L- Citra Chinook IPL
IPL
Date IBU Abv FG
Aug 20, 2021 63 6.4 1.013302
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 3.3kg (47.89%)
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 1.93kg (28.01%)
  • Munich Light - 1.66kg (24.09%)
  • Caramel/Crystal Malt - 0.001kg (0.01%)

Hops
  • Citra - 112g (Boil @ 15)
  • Chinook - 112g (Aroma @ 20)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 0.4g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 1.8g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 0.4g (Mash)
Yeast
  • German Lager - White Labs
11L - Welcome Fall
American Porter
Choco-Something
Date IBU Abv FG
Sep 1, 2021 56 7.2 1.015284
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 2.585kg (73.08%)
  • Chocolate - 0.408kg (11.54%)
  • Oats, Flaked - 0.363kg (10.26%)
  • Caramel/Crystal Malt - 0.181kg (5.12%)

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

Misc
Yeast
  • London Ale Yeast - Wyeast Labs

- Recently Brewed

11L Sir Elphick
Strong Bitter
Sir Elphick
Date IBU Abv FG
Aug 24, 2021 25 5.8 1.00975
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt, Maris Otter - 3.3kg (88.9%)
  • Caramel/Crystal Malt - 0.206kg (5.55%)
  • Munich Light - 0.206kg (5.55%)

Hops
  • East Kent Goldings (EKG) - 24.9g (Boil @ 60)
  • East Kent Goldings (EKG) - 10.5g (Boil @ 30)
  • East Kent Goldings (EKG) - 10.5g (Boil @ 10)
  • East Kent Goldings (EKG) - 7g (Boil @ 0)

Misc
Yeast
  • Dry English Ale - White Labs
20L - Kveik APA
American IPA
Kveik Minded
Date IBU Abv FG
Aug 2, 2021 15 6.3 1.012906
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 3.17kg (41.66%)
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 3.17kg (41.66%)
  • Munich Light - 1.27kg (16.69%)

Hops
  • Chinook - 57g (Aroma @ 40)
  • Citra - 57g (Aroma @ 40)
  • Chinook - 28g (Dry Hop @ 10)
  • Chinook - 85g (Dry Hop @ 3)
  • Citra - 85g (Dry Hop @ 3)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 3.9g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 6.6g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 12.1g (Mash)
Yeast
  • Hornindal Kveik - Omega
1 gal nottingham
American-Style India Pale Lager
Attitude Lager
Date IBU Abv FG
Jul 18, 2021 35 5.5
Fermentables
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 4.71kg (82.2%)
  • Pale Malt, Maris Otter - 0.57kg (9.95%)
  • Munich Light - 0.45kg (7.85%)

Hops
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 10.5g (First Wort @ )
  • Cascade - 12.4g (Boil @ 15)
  • Simcoe - 12.4g (Boil @ 15)
  • Glacier - 25.8g (Aroma @ 30)
  • Citra - 25g (Aroma @ 30)
  • Citra - 4.4g (Dry Hop @ 2)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 4.3g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 4.48g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 4.3g (Mash)
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 0.5g (Sparge)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 0.52g (Sparge)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 0.5g (Sparge)
  • Whirlfloc - 0.87g (Boil)
  • Yeast Nutrients - 4.348g (Boil)
  • Gelatin - 0.87g (Secondary)
Yeast
  • Nottingham Yeast - Lallemand (LalBrew)
11L Saison 3724
Saison v1
Date IBU Abv FG
Jul 25, 2021 19 5.5 1.014887
Fermentables
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 5.8362kg (85.78%)
  • Munich Light - 0.6898kg (10.14%)
  • Malted Wheat - 0.278kg (4.09%)

Hops
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 25g (Boil @ 20)
  • Glacier - 25g (Boil @ 10)

Misc
Yeast
  • Belgian Saison - Wyeast Labs
20L In The Money - IPL
American-Style India Pale Lager
Attitude Lager
Date IBU Abv FG
Jul 18, 2021 35 6.1 1.00975
Fermentables
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 4.71kg (82.2%)
  • Pale Malt, Maris Otter - 0.57kg (9.95%)
  • Munich Light - 0.45kg (7.85%)

Hops
  • Columbus (Tomahawk) - 10.5g (First Wort @ 30)
  • Cascade - 12.4g (Boil @ 15)
  • Simcoe - 12.4g (Boil @ 15)
  • Glacier - 25.8g (Aroma @ 30)
  • Citra - 25g (Aroma @ 30)
  • Citra - 4.4g (Dry Hop @ 2)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 4.3g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 4.48g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 4.3g (Mash)
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 0.5g (Sparge)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 0.52g (Sparge)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 0.5g (Sparge)
  • Whirlfloc - 0.87g (Boil)
  • Yeast Nutrients - 4.348g (Boil)
  • Gelatin - 0.87g (Secondary)
Yeast
  • Bavarian Lager - Wyeast Labs
1 gal Kveik
Home Alone
Date IBU Abv FG
Jul 8, 2021 26 5.2 1.018071
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 1.378kg (61.41%)
  • Munich Light - 0.55kg (24.51%)
  • Rye Malt - 0.316kg (14.08%)

Hops
  • Mosaic - 7.6g (Boil @ 30)
  • Simcoe - 4.5g (Boil @ 15)
  • Glacier - 3.8g (Boil @ 5)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 0.523g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 0.885g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 1.626g (Mash)
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 0.162g (Sparge)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 0.274g (Sparge)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 0.504g (Sparge)
  • immersion Chiller - 0.19g (Boil)
Yeast
  • M12 - Mangrove Jack Kveik -
kveik small
IPA
Stigbergets West Coast IPA clone
Date IBU Abv FG
Jun 28, 2021 8 5.3 1.010932
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 1.331kg (68.01%)
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 0.414kg (21.15%)
  • Malted Wheat - 0.106kg (5.42%)
  • Munich Light - 0.106kg (5.42%)

Hops
  • Perle - 11g (Boil @ 60)
  • Simcoe - 5.7g (Boil @ 5)
  • Citra - 27.8g (Dry Hop @ 7)
  • Mosaic - 27.8g (Dry Hop @ 7)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 0.473g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 0.675g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 1.296g (Mash)
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 0.192g (Sparge)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 0.274g (Sparge)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 0.526g (Sparge)
  • Lactic Acid - 0.072g (Sparge)
  • Sugar - 63.333g (Boil)
Yeast
  • M12 - Mangrove Jack Kveik -
home alone 1450
Home Alone
Date IBU Abv FG
Jul 8, 2021 29 6 1.01251
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 4.66kg (61.4%)
  • Munich Light - 1.86kg (24.51%)
  • Rye Malt - 1.07kg (14.1%)

Hops
  • Mosaic - 23.6g (Boil @ 30)
  • Simcoe - 23.6g (Boil @ 15)
  • Glacier - 20g (Boil @ 5)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 2.75g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 4.66g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 8.56g (Mash)
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 0.85g (Sparge)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 1.44g (Sparge)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 2.65g (Sparge)
  • immersion Chiller - 1g (Boil)
Yeast
  • Denny's Favorite - Wyeast Labs
Batch
IPA
Stigbergets West Coast IPA clone
Date IBU Abv FG
Jun 28, 2021 30 5.7 1.007787
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 4.5kg (67.98%)
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 1.4kg (21.15%)
  • Malted Wheat - 0.36kg (5.44%)
  • Munich Light - 0.36kg (5.44%)

Hops
  • Perle - 38.2g (Boil @ 60)
  • Simcoe - 30g (Boil @ 5)
  • Citra - 146.5g (Dry Hop @ 7)
  • Mosaic - 146.5g (Dry Hop @ 7)

Misc
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 2.49g (Mash)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 3.55g (Mash)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 6.82g (Mash)
  • Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) - 1.01g (Sparge)
  • Epsom Salt (MgSO4) - 1.44g (Sparge)
  • Gypsum (CaSO4) - 2.77g (Sparge)
  • Lactic Acid - 0.38g (Sparge)
  • Sugar - 333.333g (Boil)
Yeast
  • American Ale - Wyeast Labs
lager mosaic/cascade
SplitLager-Pale-Orig
Date IBU Abv FG
Jun 17, 2021 25 6.1 1.010538
Fermentables
  • Pale Malt 2-Row - 5.5kg (73.33%)
  • Munich Light - 1kg (13.33%)
  • Pilsner 2-Row - 1kg (13.33%)

Hops
  • Mosaic - 46g (Boil @ 20)
  • Cascade - 34.3g (Boil @ 10)

Misc
  • immersion Chiller - 1g (Boil)
Yeast
  • German Lager - White Labs